Thursday, October 16, 2008
So, this week, Gina Glocksen is in town, staying with Sarah and me. I've been on Gina for months to come into town to write songs for her record...she finally had time when I had time and she came Monday night.
Tuesday morning we wrote with Jason Walker. We got a great 70's vibing modern pop song that is really cool. Then, Jason came up with a cool piano riff that Gina and I took after Jason left and made a great song. Both songs are great, but the second one we wrote is freaking awesome! It's just nice pop piano ballad, but the words are pretty awesome...she really dug inside and wrote some great stuff from life experience.
Wednesday, we wrote with a new friend of mine, Adam Smith. Adam is, in my humble opinion, one of the most talented people I've worked with in Nashville....or ever. He is a great musician who knows music and loves music and has a ton of knowledge of how to get great sounds and write great songs using those sounds. We wrote a KILLER song with Adam. Really cool synthy pop rock.
I think you guys are gonna be blown away with the stuff Gina is doing. It's edgy, different and rocking - but rocking with autonomy...in other words, it's not JUST big guitars. It's got cool keyboards and interesting stuff going on with the guitars instead of just stacking a bunch of guitars in order to "rock".
Anyway...today, we wrote with Jeff Spence, who wrote "When Did You Go" with me. Gina recorded that song, too (and she sounds GREAT on it!). She loved "When Did You Go" so it was natural to get Jeff over to write, too. We wrote another killer pop rock song. It's a party song and it sounds great!
Tomorrow, we are writing with Clint Lagerberg, who of course wrote "Empty Me" and "Here Comes Goodbye" with me. I expect that I'll have another song or two to talk about!
So, look for new music from Gina Glocksen very soon.