It's Too Easy

Album: A Friend Of A Friend (2009)


  • Dave Rawlings is a professional guitarist and harmony singer, who is best known as the long-time musical partner of bluegrass singer-songwriter Gillian Welch, who appears on eight of the nine tracks on A Friend Of A Friend and co-wrote five of them, including this tune.
  • The Dave Rawlings Machine started "accidentally," Rawlings told Billboard magazine, as a vehicle to semi-anonymously road test some new material. He added: "You start out singing other people's songs 'cause you love them, and at some point you start to feel like you'd like to sing some of your own. I think that happens to most people. It's just happening to me much later."


Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Amanda PalmerSongwriter Interviews

Call us crazy, but we like it when an artist comes around who doesn't mesh with the status quo.

The Real Nick DrakeSong Writing

The head of Drake's estate shares his insights on the late folk singer's life and music.

Art Alexakis of EverclearSongwriter Interviews

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

Graham Bonnet (Alcatrazz, Rainbow)Songwriter Interviews

Yngwie Malmsteen and Steve Vai were two of Graham's co-writers for some '80s rock classics.

Deconstructing Doors Songs With The Author Of The Doors ExaminedSong Writing

Doors expert Jim Cherry, author of The Doors Examined, talks about some of their defining songs and exposes some Jim Morrison myths.

Scott StappSongwriter Interviews

The Creed lead singer reveals the "ego and self-fulfillment" he now sees in one of the band's biggest hits.