James Bay talks to Acoustic magazine about songwriting. James Bay appears as the cover artist on the April issue of Acoustic magazine, out now. His debut album Chaos And The Calm is out now. Subscribe to the Acoustic magazine YouTube page for more James Bay interview videos.
http://www.ascap.com Frontman of the hugely popular pop-rock band OneRepublic and accomplished songwriter, Ryan Tedder talks about his background and breaking into the music scene, co-writing B.O.B.’s “So Good”, and persistence in “making it” in the music industry.
Songs performed and discussed:
“You Go Down Smooth” (Olson) begins at 5:20
“Look What a Mistake” (Price) begins at 20:30
“Seventeen” (Kearney) begins at 46:20
“I Don’t Care About You” (Calabrese) begins at 1:06:05
“Let Me Roll It” (McCartney) begins at 1:51:35
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10 MORE Songwriting Tips for Beginners: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Ur9ykNUUXQ&t=269s
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This seminar will give you important keys to phrasing your lyrics for the most impact and support of meaning. Working with rhythms and placements, you’ll learn how to make sure that the line, like body language, helps to really deliver the emotion you intend. This is another “can’t miss” seminar — it’s bound to take your writing to the next level.