Jagger should also return to songwriting—preferably with Keith Richards.
She soon graduated to singing, songwriting and after a couple of years she moved onwards and upwards.
While Lorde has the raw talent and songwriting ability, Little helped “rein in my writing and make it more accessible,” she says.
When we chatted in 2011, Rourke dryly noted that his songwriting credits with Morrissey resulted in no royalties.
In other words, they have a desire for instant success but no track record or songwriting chops.
So Iain [Archer, Bugg’s songwriting partner] said, ‘You really need to make it straight.
Lennon and McCartney first tried their hands at songwriting in late 1957.
For Bugg, songwriting—mainly with Iain Archer, formerly of Snow Patrol—is a similar story.
The stars who sing his songs are not in the songwriting record books—he is—although they retain credit on the songs.
The element of proportion enters into songwriting no less than into architecture.