The man who created Yacht Rock with "Sailing" wrote one of his biggest hits while on acid.
Kristian Bush of Sugarland
Kristian talks songwriting technique, like how the chorus should redefine the story, and how to write a song backwards.
Danny O'Keefe - "Good Time Charlie's Got the Blues"
Gloom led to inspiration for Danny's hit song. He got a record deal and an Elvis cover out of it, but success was fleeting.
After studying in Paris with a famous composition teacher, Charles became the most successful writer of TV theme songs.