Music Gear News
Bruno Mars writes two hour hit
Bruno Mars wrote 'Fk You' with Cee Lo Green in two hours.
'Grenade' singer Bruno had wanted to pen a track with Cee Lo for a long time, and when he and writing partners Philip Lawrence and Ari Levine - collectively known as The Smeezingtons - met with the soul singer they knew their idea for a risque track would be a hit.
Bruno said: "For years I'd been saying, I wanna work with Cee Lo Green. We came up with the title and sang the chorus for him. We were a little nervous about it because we didn't want it to be like a skit.
"He said, 'That's incredible, let's go!' We wrote it in two hours."
Bruno said he first turned to writing songs when he was much younger, after he got dropped from the Motown record label aged 18, after recording a number of tracks written by other people which were never released.
He added to Q magazine: "I didn't know what I was doing. I was like 'fk it, I'm going to start writing this s**t on my own."
Bruno also talked about the honour he felt after winning Best Male Vocal Performance at this year's Grammy awards, for his track 'Just The Way You Are', saying: "That was amazing. I mean, that was the category with Michael Jackson in it!"Posted on 27 Apr 2011 16:15 to category : Music News
Related Music News
With the advent of various new files formats and the cancelling of several licensing programs, the MP3 is speculated to soon become a thing of the past.
JBL Professional has launched a competition that gives aspiring musician the opportunity to record in a professional facility with renowned producer Steve Levine.
Delivered by Choreographer and Theater Director Arlene Phillips, The Bacc For the Future campaign has acquired support of over 100 hundred influential figures
On the 22nd of April, Pink Floyd will be releasing an unheard version of the iconic classic 'Interstellar Overdrive' in celebration of world record day
With an increased quality of specifications right across the board, Apple's eponymous 'iPad' will host a whole generous selection of great new features.
Supported by the likes of Ed Sheeran, Royal Blood, Wolf Alice and many more, Fanfair Alliances new educational guide is available for free download online.
Recent Music News
The Roland SPD: ONE ELECTRO Trigger Pad is a next level sound solution developed to enhance and diversify your performances, giving your playing extra depth.
The Roland SPD: ONE Percussion Trigger Pad offers percussion players a versatile and eclectic tonal palette for all of their percussion based needs.
The Roland SPD: ONE KICK Trigger Pad gives the solo musician a convenient means to spice up their live performances and introduce a new percussive dynamic.
Ideal for those looking to spice up their live performances, Roland's SPD:: ONE WAV Trigger Pad can take samples extending up to the length of an entire song.
Ideal for fitting in places which other mics can't, the Hummingbird Small Diaphragm Mic is part of a two for one offer that runs until 30th of November.
The TC Electronic Unitune Tuner is the latest tuning accessory developed by the Denmark based innovators. Modern, and wildly practical, the Unitune has it all.