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Sodajerker On Songwriting is a programme devoted to the art and craft of songwriting. The show, created and hosted by the UK songwriting team Sodajerker, features interviews with some of the most successful songwriters and musicians in the world.

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    • 4.9 • 327 Ratings

Sodajerker On Songwriting is a programme devoted to the art and craft of songwriting. The show, created and hosted by the UK songwriting team Sodajerker, features interviews with some of the most successful songwriters and musicians in the world.

    Episode 233 - Bruce Hornsby

    Episode 233 - Bruce Hornsby

    The charismatic Bruce Hornsby joins us to talk about the writing of his superb new album 'Flicted and the art of living a life of creativity. In this in-depth conversation, the singer-songwriter and pianist describes how he gets inspired by reading literary fiction, his work on music for Spike Lee joints, what he means when he describes his sound as 'Bill Evans meets the hymnbook', and why 'The Way It Is' was one of the most unlikely hits ever.

    • 55 min
    Episode 232 - Andrew Bird

    Episode 232 - Andrew Bird

    Singer-songwriter and violin virtuoso Andrew Bird discusses the writing of his captivating new record Inside Problems. In this detailed chat, the seasoned artist explains his approach to confessional songwriting, using archaic language, and how he has been inspired by everything from insomnia to the air freshener used in New York taxicabs.

    • 44 min
    Episode 231 - Michael Head

    Episode 231 - Michael Head

    Beloved Scouse singer-songwriter Michael Head (The Pale Fountains, Shack) talks about his fantastic new record Dear Scott and his approach to songwriting. In this detailed conversation, Mick reflects on his relationship with poetry, his Liverpool roots, and how he imbues his songs with stories, characters and imagination.

    • 56 min
    Episode 230 - Norah Jones

    Episode 230 - Norah Jones

    Norah Jones talks about the 20th anniversary edition of her Grammy award-winning record Come Away With Me and how her songwriting has developed over the past two decades. The singer, songwriter and pianist also discusses her past collaborations with Danger Mouse and Jeff Tweedy, and explains why the bathtub is the best place to write songs.

    • 44 min
    Episode 229 - PJ Morton

    Episode 229 - PJ Morton

    Grammy-winning singer-songwriter PJ Morton talks about the writing of his latest record Watch The Sun and his collaborations with the likes of Stevie Wonder, Jill Scott and El DeBarge. The versatile musician and producer also reflects on the importance of being himself, the inspiration he takes from his hometown of New Orleans, and his work as the keyboard player for Maroon 5.

    • 53 min
    Episode 228 - Jewel

    Episode 228 - Jewel

    Singer-songwriter Jewel discusses her new record Freewheelin' Woman and how she has used the songwriting process as a way to deal with anxiety. The musician and author also remembers lessons learned from time spent with Bob Dylan and Neil Young, and explains why singing in the studio is a little bit like porn.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
327 Ratings

327 Ratings

Autohypnosis ,

LOVED the Duran Duran episode

Duran Duran's my favorite band, and I've seen/heard/read countless interviews with them. The podcast episode with Simon and John was fantastic. The questions and discussion were on point and had me engaged the whole way through.

Alexi Muzic ,

Awesome

Love it:)

Atticus25 ,

Deep dive into songwriting

Always interesting, even if I’m not always familiar with the guest or their work.

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