Right before last night’s (October 23), We Can Survive concert at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, Sara Bareilles talked about going solo, the power of her song ‘Brave’ and being a woman in the music industry.
Before hitting the stage for the We Can Survive concert, Katy Perry’s BFF spoke with Radio.com about her ’80s-inspired upcoming album, the inspiration behind “Roar” and the difference between writing songs for herself and writing for others.
The sisters talk about their views on the development of their critically acclaimed album ‘Heartthrob’, the difficulties that women still face in the music industry in the modern-age, and how the two manage to keep their bearings so far away from home.
Three and a half years ago, Kodaline decided they would never again write a song that was just for fun. The Irish band wanted to keep things honest and the change seems to be paying off.
“My heart was just beating like crazy. Somehow I was thinking, ‘Man, I hope I don’t screw this up,'” Dinning said. “Like I had anything to do with what was going on.”
Filmed in New York, the video for “That Girl” brings the song to life. Nettles is shown looking glamorous with her man, only to find out that she’s actually the woman on the side.
Mumford & Sons might be taking some time off, but Mumford keyboardist Ben Lovett is keeping busy with his Communion Music label and live series, which highlight emerging artists.
“My whole bus just went from party bus to baby bus,” Bublé said./tag/
“We’ve gone over to [Hillary's] house a bunch,” said Kelley during an interview this week. “We’ve been writing some songs and preparing for the tour. We’re working, but then we’re also watching her be a mother. She’s really great at it.”
“He sang the harmony of the song and played some Weissenborn slide guitar. That was really neat, to think that we’ve known each other for almost 15 years now.”