Aftertaste

  • An aftertaste is a taste that remains after eating or drinking. This song finds Ellie Goulding likening the lingering memories of a relationship that has come to the end to an aftertaste.
  • Other artists that recorded songs titled 'Aftertaste' include Funeral For a Friend and Shawn Mendes.
  • The song is one of seven Delirium tracks that she co-penned with Greg Kurstin. The American producer first collaborated with Goulding on her 2013 hit single "Burn."

    Goulding told Billboard magazine that she likes working with Kurstin as she feels "comfortable" with him. "Greg Kurstin will just, you know, I'll do something because I'm so unbelievably comfortable with him at this point," the singer explained." I feel comfortable to do anything, to make noises, to make screams, shouts, run around, suggest things and he's like, 'Yeah, let's try it.' Greg is such a great person to work with."

Comments

Be the first to comment...

David Paich of TotoSongwriter Interviews

Toto's keyboard player explains the true meaning of "Africa" and talks about working on the Thriller album.

Bass Player Scott EdwardsSong Writing

Scott was Stevie Wonder's bass player before becoming a top session player. Hits he played on include "I Will Survive," "Being With You" and "Sara Smile."

Richie Wise (Kiss producer, Dust)Songwriter Interviews

Richie talks about producing the first two Kiss albums, recording "Brother Louie," and the newfound appreciation of his rock band, Dust.

Jello BiafraSongwriter Interviews

The former Dead Kennedys frontman on the past, present and future of the band, what music makes us "pliant and stupid," and what he learned from Alice Cooper.

Amy Lee of EvanescenceSongwriter Interviews

The Evanescence frontwoman on the songs that have shifted meaning and her foray into kids' music.

Mark Arm of MudhoneySongwriter Interviews

When he was asked to write a song for the Singles soundtrack, Mark thought the Seattle grunge scene was already overblown, so that's what he wrote about.