Two Way

  • songfacts ®
  • Lyrics
  • This song is a duet with English singer-songwriter James Bay. The pair first met during Jools Holland's Hootenanny show. Tunstall had read in an interview that Bay was a fan of hers, so got talking to him. "He told me about going to see my shows when he was younger, so we had a great chat and swapped numbers," she recalled to "I had this song that I thought would be great as a duet and I text him and said 'I know you're busy owning the world right now, but would you be into this?' and he replied and said 'Absolutely.'"

    Bay recorded a demo in a hotel bathroom and sent it to Tunstall. Later, when he happened to be in LA, the pair went into the studio and recorded the track.
Please sign in or register to post comments.


Be the first to comment...

Director Wes Edwards ("Drunk on a Plane")Song Writing

Wes Edwards takes us behind the scenes of videos he shot for Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley and Chase Bryant. The train was real - the airplane was not.

Little RichardFact or Fiction

Was Long Tall Sally a transvestite? Did he really set his piano on fire? See if you know the real stories about one of Rock's greatest innovators.

Scott Gorham of Thin Lizzy and Black Star RidersSongwriter Interviews

Writing with Phil Lynott, Scott saw their ill-fated frontman move to a darker place in his life and lyrics.

Timothy B. Schmit of the EaglesSongwriter Interviews

Did this Eagle come up with the term "Parrothead"? And what is it like playing "Hotel California" for the gazillionth time?

The Evolution of "Ophelia"Song Writing

How four songs portray Shakespeare's character Ophelia.

Ralph Casale - Session ProSongwriter Interviews

A top New York studio musician, Ralph played guitar on many '60s hits, including "Lightnin' Strikes," "A Lover's Concerto" and "I Am A Rock."