How a goofy detective movie, a disenchanted director and an unlikely songwriter led to one of the biggest hits in pop history.
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The "Lowdown" and "Lido Shuffle" singer makes a habit of playing with the best in the business.
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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.
On Glen's résumé: hit songwriter, Facebook dominator, and member of Styx.
The title of Florence + the Machine's "How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful" was inspired by the Los Angeles skyline.
"One Way Or Another" is based on a stalker who creeped out Blondie lead singer Debbie Harry.
Mary J. Blige had regrets over singing about getting drunk in "Family Affair."
The first US Top 10 hit with the word "hell" in the title was "Gives You Hell" by The All-American Rejects in 2008.
"Always On My Mind" was first recorded by Brenda Lee in 1971, then by Elvis in 1972. Willie Nelson's 1982 version was the big hit and won the Song of the Year Grammy.
In 2010, the biggest-selling song in the UK was "Love the Way You Lie" by Eminem.