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Michael Leahy, Hans Edler and Sean Arnold
Michael Leahy, Hans Edler and Sean Arnold
GETTING NAME ARTISTS TO COVER YOUR SONGS
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David Stark was recently interviewed at MIDEM by lyricist Michael Leahy who runs the website A-Lyric.com, pictured right with Hans Edler (Sweden) and Sean Arnold (UK).

David Stark

"Writing hits for major artists...if there was a formula, I'd be richer. Even someone like Diane Warren will write about 19 songs before writing the 20th that will do something. She is prolific and most successful writers have got the energy to write all the time, and they're not precious about songs they know aren't quite there. But it's important that they keep writing. Co-writing has been the trick over the past 15 years. The amount of co-writing between songwriters, lyricists, artists, producers or whatever has gone ballistic. Publishers, producers and managers encourage putting talent together to come up with the goods. The thousands of co-writes compared to the number of singers out there means there are loads of songs that will never be heard. But writing them is part of the process..."

Click here to read the rest of the interview:
http://www.a-lyric.com/interviews/david-stark-song-placement/

Click here to see more of David's Midem photos:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eq6-wldL1tA

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