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The first single from English singer-songwriter V.V. Brown's second album is this upbeat soulful song in which she calls the listener to action. It was released to US iTunes on September 20 2011.
The song features some rapping from Chiddy of the American Hip Hop duo Chiddy Bang.
There is a sample of the traditional kid's playground song "Do Your Ears Hang Low?" during the beginning and end of "Children." It's not the first time the children's tune has been used in a more adult context. Back in 2006 American Rapper Jibbs reworked some of the words into a brag about the jewelry on his neck for the chorus of his hit single, "Chain Hang Low
Dean Friedman - "Ariel"
Dean's saga began with "Ariel," a song about falling in love with a Jewish girl from New Jersey.
Newman makes it look easy these days, but in this 1974 interview, he reveals the paranoia and pressures that made him yearn for his old 9-5 job.
The renown Texas songwriter has been at it for 40 years, with tales to tell about The Flatlanders and The Clash - that's Joe's Tex-Mex on "Should I Stay or Should I Go?"
Kristian Bush of Sugarland
Kristian talks songwriting technique, like how the chorus should redefine the story, and how to write a song backwards.