Martyn Joseph (born July 15, 1960, in Penarth, Wales) is a Welsh singer-songwriter whose music primarily blends Celtic and folk, while his songwriting often focuses on social protest. At first glance Martyn Joseph is (just) another gifted singer songwriter. First impressions are there to mislead of course: Joseph's ambition is broader than entertainment, deeper than commerce. Some musicians want to move your feet, some just want to move you: Martyn Joseph wants to move heaven and earth. Somewhere back in the middle distance Martyn Joseph emerged from the pack and we began to notice.