He did his time in the indie scene for a decade, first fronting Drive-Thru Records band Steel Train and later joining fun. A fellow alternative-pop artist, she formed a tight bond with Antonoff as a writer and producer — fans thought they were romantically involved despite Antonoff being in a longtime relationship with Lena Dunham at the time — and they produced the definitive work in both of their catalogues. But as these past few weeks have shown us, that was just the start. After Melodrama , flickers of those warm Antonoff strings were all over his work: on songs like St.
The song begins in a dulcet mode, with the singer Sam Dew crooning over synthesizer chords. By the second chorus, the song has turned rhapsodic, a ballad of unrequited longing that seems engineered to fill a darkened high school gymnasium with slow-dancing couples. The group consists of Dew, a singer-songwriter from Chicago; the Los Angeles-based producer Mark Sounwave Spears, best known for his work with Kendrick Lamar; and the songwriter-producer Jack Antonoff. In , the three musicians began hanging around an L. When those impromptu sessions led to an album, Red Hearse did a few shows at small clubs and appeared on late-night talk shows. At 35, he is one of the most prolific and in-demand musicians in American pop.
And as a songwriter? From his prior bands inlcuding the Grammy-winning Fun. The only way to avoid having this earworm stuck in your head is to keep your radio off at all times. Jack teamed up with Taylor to co-write this track for the Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack. Jack co-wrote and produced this track, but took it a step further by recording all of the instruments himself as well. The Grammy-nominated song took on a life of its own after its release; the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital posted a heart-wrenching cover video, inspiring Sara to start the Brave Enough postcard initiative. He used to meticulously keep track of every show they ever played, where it was, when in the set they performed, and how much they were paid. Jack had a knack for writing great choruses long before Bleachers.
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