Interviews


Songwriting interviews, inspirational stories, new artist showcases and more…

We talk to up-and-coming artists and big names alike to get the inside story on their songwriting techniques and on how they got to where they are today, while experienced hired songwriters share some of their ideas to help get your creative juices flowing.

Stone Foundation

26/03/2017

Interview: Stone Foundation’s Neil Jones

We chat to the Midlands singer and songwriter about working with Paul Weller on the mod-influenced band’s soulful new album…
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The Mavericks. Photo: David McClister

10/03/2017

Interview: The Mavericks’ Raul Malo

With a new album on the horizon, it’s the perfect time to check in with The Mavericks’ songwriter and frontman…
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The Tuts

05/03/2017

Introducing… The Tuts

Archaic and free-spoken: the punk-pop trio storming the DIY scene. But this is just the beginning of their beckoning career…
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Rebecca Ferguson

28/02/2017

Interview: Rebecca Ferguson

The X Factor runner-up who went on to co-write her record-breaking debut and another three albums, tells her songwriting story…
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Ailbhe Reddy

11/02/2017

Introducing… Ailbhe Reddy

Getting to know a songwriter from Dublin whose captivating blend of indie-folk music is filled with honesty and universal appeal…
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The Blue Aeroplanes

05/02/2017

Interview: The Blue Aeroplanes’ Gerard Langley

BIMM’s head of songwriting and speak-singing leader of Bristol’s enduring art rock band talks about the 80s, poetry and stagecraft…
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Tom Odell

29/01/2017

Sodajerker presents… Tom Odell

Our perennial songwriting podcasters meet their youngest guest yet, in the form of an Ivor Novello-winning, piano-fuelled songwriter from Chichester…
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Sarah Darling

22/01/2017

Interview: Sarah Darling

On the eve of her latest album release, we catch up with a country singer-songwriter who is chasing her dreams…
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Dave Mason by Chris Jensen

17/01/2017

How I wrote ‘Feelin’ Alright?’ by Traffic’s Dave Mason

The guitarist, sitar-player and songwriter behind this frequently covered two-chord classic, talks about the song’s willful simplicity and enduring popularity…
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Robyn Hitchcock

09/01/2017

Sodajerker presents… Robyn Hitchcock

In the latest episode of the podcast, their guest unpicks an array of Hitchcockian classics in his own inimitable style…
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Emiliana Torrini

27/12/2016

Interview: Emiliana Torrini

The Icelandic musician talks about her new album with The Colorist Orchestra and the exciting journey that led her there…
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Saint Sister

24/12/2016

Introducing… Saint Sister

We get to know an Irish duo that have the talent and tunes needed to a make a big impression…
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ACM Christmas song

22/12/2016

What is your favourite Christmas song?

ACM was visited by several wise songwriters and asked for their pick of festive track and their New Year’s resolution…
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Dropkick Murphys' Al Barr

17/12/2016

Interview: Dropkick Murphys’ Al Barr

We caught up with the vocalist of Celtic punks Dropkick Murphys as they prepare to release arguably their strongest record…
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Tony Mortimer

15/12/2016

How I wrote ‘Stay Another Day’ by East 17’s Tony Mortimer

The songwriter and former East 17 member recalls the deeply personal tragedy behind his band’s unlikely and enduring Christmas smash…
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Teddy Thompson & Kelly Jones

10/12/2016

Sodajerker presents… Teddy Thompson & Kelly Jones

Our favourite podcasting duo spoke with a superb songwriting pair who came together after years working separately as solo artists…
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Marcus Corbett

04/12/2016

Interview: Marcus Corbett

We catch up with a songwriter whose distinct style merges western acoustics with Indian Classical music to create something unique…
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Berlin

27/11/2016

Songs In The Key Of… Berlin

Soulful songwriting Berliner Cleo T takes us on a musical journey in selecting 10 tracks inspired by the German capital…
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Todd Alsup

21/11/2016

Interview: Todd Alsup

The New York-based pop/soul sensation steps away from the piano to talk about his life, work and third studio album…
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UB40's Ali Campbell

18/11/2016

Interview: UB40’s Ali Campbell

The UB40 frontman on the band’s new acoustic album and how they’ve invented a new subgenre they’re calling ‘cuddly reggae’…
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One thought on “Interviews

  1. I would love an interview with you guys. Please look at my recent interviews. Thank you.

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