Tattooed Heart

Album: Yours Truly (2013)
  • Ariana wrote this song with The Rascals, Antonio Dixon and Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds. Her inspiration was a tattoo that she'd just got on her toe in a shape of a heart.
  • Country star Ronnie Dunn covered "Tattooed Heart" for the title track of his 2016 album, re-imagining it as a country song. It was the Nashville star's daughter who suggested the song choice while she was interning at the publishing arm of Big Machine Label Group. Unsure at first, Dunn recorded his version in secret. "I didn't tell anybody I was cutting it. I just snuck back and did it," he admitted to Billboard magazine. "I thought I'd crash and burn on my own without anybody hearing it.

Comments

Be the first to comment...

Zakk WyldeSongwriter Interviews

When he was playing Ozzfest with Black Label Society, a kid told Zakk he was the best Ozzy guitarist - Zakk had to correct him.

Art Alexakis of EverclearSongwriter Interviews

The lead singer of Everclear, Art is also their primary songwriter.

Does Jimmy Page Worship The Devil? A Look at Satanism in RockSong Writing

We ring the Hell's Bells to see what songs and rockers are sincere in their Satanism, and how much of it is an act.

90s MetalFact or Fiction

Test your metal - Priest, Maiden, and Beavis and Butt-head show up in this one.

La La Brooks of The CrystalsSong Writing

The lead singer on "Da Doo Ron Ron" and "Then He Kissed Me," La La explains how and why Phil Spector replaced The Crystals with Darlene Love on "He's A Rebel."

John ParrSongwriter Interviews

John tells the "St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)" story and explains why he disappeared for so long.