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This song features the frontman of the band Daughtry, Chris Daughtry. The American Idol finalist and Theory of a Dead Man share a producer in Howard Benson, who hooked up the collaboration. Frontman Tyler Connolly said of Daughtry to Live Daily, whom he's only spoken to on the phone: "He's super down-to-earth. He's really nice. He's from North Carolina... I don't know how to describe him. He's a rock guy. He listens to the same kind of stuff that I do. I think they need more people like him representing the scene."
Scars & Souvenirs comes from a line in this break-up song. Connolly told Artist Direct that the title fits the record perfectly. He explained: "The "scars" are emotional wounds that you've had through life. There are some songs on this record people can listen to and be like, 'Man, that's gripping, that's definitely like an emotional scar that I got growing up.' 'Souvenirs' connote happy times—things you come away with and the good memories that you hold on to. You can listen to the songs and think, 'Oh, that reminds me of when I was on tour or summer vacation.'"
Steve Forbert - "Romeo's Tune"
"Let me smell the moon in your perfume..." It took a rough mix and an extra verse, but Steve found his "calling card" song, which is always
Into the vaults for this talk with Bolton from the '80s when he was a focused on writing songs for other artists.
They Might Be Giants
Who writes a song about a name they found in a phone book? That's just one of the everyday things these guys find to sing about. Anything in their field of vision or general scope of knowledge is fair game. If you cross paths with them, so are you.
The "Lowdown" and "Lido Shuffle" singer makes a habit of playing with the best in the business.