Waiting

Album: not released on an album (2013)
Play Video

Songfacts®:

  • Ella Henderson first came to the public attention when she reached the final 12 in the ninth UK series of The X Factor. Henderson was tipped as the winner of the series, but was controversially eliminated by the public vote in week 7 when she and the eventual champion, James Arthur, found themselves in the bottom two. Despite her premature exit, Henderson still got herself a record deal,signing to Simon Cowell's Syco Music.

    Henderson penned this song with English songwriting and record production team TMS (Professor Green's "Read All About It," Dappy's "No Regrets." "I wrote this ballad during my first session back in the studios with the TMS boys," she explained. "Kinda relates back to my experiences of the past year."

Comments

Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Chris Robinson of The Black Crowes

Chris Robinson of The Black CrowesSongwriter Interviews

"Great songwriters don't necessarily have hit songs," says Chris. He's written a bunch, but his fans are more interested in the intricate jams.

Spooner Oldham

Spooner OldhamSongwriter Interviews

His keyboard work helped define the Muscle Shoals sound and make him an integral part of many Neil Young recordings. Spooner is also an accomplished songwriter, whose hits include "I'm Your Puppet" and "Cry Like A Baby."

Philip Cody

Philip CodySongwriter Interviews

A talented lyricist, Philip helped revive Neil Sedaka's career with the words to "Laughter In The Rain" and "Bad Blood."

Song Titles That Inspired Movies

Song Titles That Inspired MoviesSong Writing

Famous songs that lent their titles - and in some cases storylines - to movies.

Waiting For The Break of Day: Three Classic Songs About All-Nighters

Waiting For The Break of Day: Three Classic Songs About All-NightersSong Writing

These Three famous songs actually describe how they were written - late into the evening.

Vince Clarke

Vince ClarkeSongwriter Interviews

An original member of Depeche Mode, Vince went on to form Erasure and Yaz.