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This was written by Kud about his grandmother and how she was neglected by her family because she was getting on in years. (thanks, Nick - Paramus, NJ)
Chad "Kud" Gray's grandmother, Bett Rae, was clearly a profound influence on her grandson's life. She raised Chad and used to bring him to the local choir where he learnt to sing. Betty Rae died in 2005 having battled cancer for several years.
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
Lita talks about how they wrote songs in The Runaways, and how she feels about her biggest hit being written by somebody else.
Andy McClusky of OMD
Known in America for the hit "If You Leave," OMD is a huge influence on modern electronic music.
Van Dyke Parks
U2, Carly Simon, Joanna Newsom, Brian Wilson and Fiona Apple have all gone to Van Dyke Parks to make their songs exceptional.