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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 • 300 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 205 - Gary Kemp

    Episode 205 - Gary Kemp

    Singer-songwriter, musician, actor and podcaster Gary Kemp joins Simon and Brian for a chat about his exciting new album INSOLO, writing mega-hits like 'True', 'Gold' and 'Through The Barricades' for Spandau Ballet, and why he likes to write alone. Gary also shares his thoughts on writing from the head and the heart, the discipline of rhyming, and the importance of storytelling.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 204 - Laura Mvula

    Episode 204 - Laura Mvula

    Laura Mvula discusses her sparkling new album Pink Noise, teasing out 80's influences, and pushing herself into new musical territories. The Birmingham-born artist shares insights into her career and creative process by talking about life after Sony, working with collaborators like Oli Rockberger, and challenging herself as a singer.

    • 47 min
    Episode 203 - Sharleen Spiteri

    Episode 203 - Sharleen Spiteri

    Sharleen Spiteri of Texas chats with Simon and Brian about the band's new album Hi. During the conversation, the singer and guitarist shares insights into her longtime writing partnership with Johnny McElhone, the writing of their many hits, collaborating with Wu-Tang Clan, and how her creativity is enlivened by having synesthesia.

    • 57 min
    Episode 202 - St. Vincent

    Episode 202 - St. Vincent

    The sensational St. Vincent joins Simon and Brian for a conversation about her fascinating new album Daddy's Home. During the chat, Annie talks about her approach to songwriting, collaborating with the likes of David Byrne and Jack Antonoff, her relationship with the guitar, and the place of music theory in her work.

    • 40 min
    Episode 201 - Moby

    Episode 201 - Moby

    The multi-talented Moby discusses his latest album Reprise, his love for bedroom studios, and why you'll never find him on holiday. The DJ, producer and songwriter also shares insights into his working routines, the writing of major albums like Play, and strategies for overcoming writer's block.

    • 58 min
    Episode 200 - Jon Batiste

    Episode 200 - Jon Batiste

    For this very special 200th episode, Simon and Brian revel in the boundless creativity of musician Jon Batiste. The Late Show bandleader joins Sodajerker from his piano to explain the writing process behind his life-affirming record We Are, how he understands music in terms of frequencies, and what he feels is his superpower as an artist.

    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
300 Ratings

300 Ratings

Liverbird. ,

Sodajerker podcast binge

Just had a night of listening to a bunch of episodes . What a fantastic series on artists and the songwriting and recording process . I could tell the guests really enjoy being interviewed and they opened up in an effortless way to the lads . Really great !

Mrs.City532 ,

Jon Bon

God love it a Podcast with the RockStar so, much Magic...

dkyrus ,

So rewarding

I came here for Jeff Tweedy and was glad to find it was as insightful as I’d hoped. But the archives! What a goldmine! So happy to have found this podcast.

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