World’s Greatest Songwriters
Interviews Josh Jenkins talks about co-writing two very different country mega-hits, the effect they have had on his career, gifts from God, TikTok and the importance of 'a slow, peaceful creative space' Interviews Liz Rose on becoming a superstar songwriter by accident, Taylor Swift, telling stories, selling catalogs and why current payment models urgently need overhauling Interviews Jimmy Napes discusses bangers, ballads, the importance of writing 'crap' songs and his enduring, phenomenally successful partnership with Sam Smith Interviews Amy Allen discusses writing some of the biggest pop hits of recent times, the joy of collaborating and making Grammy history Interviews Holly Knight looks back on a life of hooks and hits, including The Best by Tina Turner, and takes aim at the industry's treatment of songwriters Interviews The first song Evan Bogart wrote, before he even considered himself a songwriter, was SOS for Rihanna. All he had to do then was follow it up... Interviews Per Gessle on how he wrote Roxette's biggest hits but always felt like an outsider Interviews Grammy-winning songwriter Starrah tells MBW about her breakthrough, her biggest hits, her methodology and philosophy Interviews MBW profiles country music writing royalty Ashley Gorley as part of our World's Greatest Songwriters series Interviews MBW profiles Patrick Leonard, who's written with Madonna and Leonard Cohen, for our World's Greatest Songwriters series Interviews Grammy-winning songwriter Hillary Lindsey discusses her scrapped artist career, songwriting technique, imposter syndrome and the streaming remuneration debate. Interviews ABBA songwriter Björn Ulvaeus discusses his songwriting craft, creative partnership with Benny Andersson, and offers his perspective on the modern music scene.
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Interviews Grammy-nominated songwriter Henry discusses his creative process, selling catalogs and much more besides Interviews MBW’s World’s Greatest Songwriters series celebrates the pop composers behind the globe’s biggest hits. This time, we talk to Grammy and multiple Latin Grammy-winning Edgar Barrera. Interviews Grammy-winning songwriter Nija Charles discusses her approach to songwriting, confidence, failure and her biggest lessons learned to date