Log In Create Account. Credits CD 1 composer: Walter Scharf track 4. Don Black English lyricist track 4. Ian Curnow track 7. Phil Harding track 7. Martin Brannigan tracks 1—2, 6. Keith Duffy track 2. Stephen Gately track 2.
Barry Gibb track 7. I'm like, "Okay, let's explore," and that's exactly what they wanted too. They felt like they had already closed the chapter with the first record and Contra , and they wanted to break out of it. We didn't make a conscious decision to go in and start working on the third record. They were fooling around.
I think the process between production and writing is blurred when it's done in house. Then, at some point, just out of the blue, he was in town with Ezra. He called and asked if my studio was available, and would I be interested in coming and helping a little bit?
Without really knowing it, by the end of that first week, they had knocked down some barriers that they had felt. Then, we just kept going. Father of the Bride was very premeditated and also an experiment. People talk about how long that album took.
It didn't really take that long. There was just a lot of time in between. Without saying too much, again, it feels like the beginning of a new era.
They had albums one, two and three, and then… I don't know. Now I feel like the process continues with potentially four, five, and six. This should come as no surprise to you, but fans are beyond eager for new Sky Ferreira music.
We've been wondering where it is. On some level, we never stopped. There was so much that was birthed out of that era of us working together. I can't exactly tell you what's going on internally over there, but I've wondered the same thing. I was always just on the tip of, "When you're ready, hit me up. I don't know that she had even fully formed a clear picture of what it was she was trying to get out of her. The chemistry between us was good and we went on an exploration period.
We made that album, [ Night Time, My Time ], pretty quickly. Honestly, they were demos. After she had some time to sit with it, she realized that these "demos" were what she wanted, so it just came out like that. I'm honored to be asked to be part of the next chapter. I know how much she had to fight against. There was an energy behind her but she just was never happy with the music. She was fighting the machine, in terms of like, "Oh, just sing this song this pop writer has written," you know what I mean?
Someone wanted her to be one type of artist, which isn't what she wanted for herself. From my perspective, it's not such an evil idea. It's just They can't make the music for her, so they can only help her by suggesting this or that. What she and I did together is not something that you can really plan… it was a bit abnormal.
We just played around and found something that I thought was very unique and represented her, and she felt the same way. It was honestly another chance meeting, but for her to feel empowered enough to go do something else and figure it out is really exciting. I also felt that way with Solange. We had done a lot of work together early on.
We stayed close and she played me A Seat At The Table , and I was like, "Oh, my God, I'm so happy for you," because I could sense that that was something that she was trying to make early on. She played me songs that she'd done all by herself. She took her time and she found it. It's nothing that I could have done with her. That was her. I was excited for Sky on that level as well. I'm also happy to be called back in for this next chapter, and we have some stuff cooking.
It's cool. It's exciting. Suddenly, the most uncool genre was cool again. I've felt that, but you really only realize it in retrospect. When artists call you to work on their project, you start to wonder, "What are you looking for that we're doing over here in our other world? The fact that it made a little dent in pop music? It's crazy. It just kept me honest, really. I worked very hard for those successes, but I feel fortunate to have the encouragement to just do my thing, to not be competing with other trends or producers, to not do something that is not authentically me.
In those earlier days, everything felt like little stepping stones of encouragement and confidence, and achieving a slightly higher plane with every artist and every project. It achieved what it was trying to achieve, and introduced her to a new audience. All those things feel good. A lot of times, people just run through a Rolodex of producers who are just getting it done in this era, and that could be me.
Really, what they're hoping for is more of the same, and for me to have success with doing this thing that we cooked up in the comfort of our own anonymous little home was a really fortunate thing for me because it encouraged me to just continue to explore and do my thing and be me. But how do you go into a room with someone like Madonna and not lose yourself in those sessions?
I mean, not in a bad way. I came into that session with Diplo , who I had a longstanding creative relationship with, which I'm also extremely fortunate for. When we first started working together, it could not be more bizarre [of a pairing]. That first Major Lazer record and some of the stuff we were doing early on was so left field, and the fact that he became such a go-to pop producer was so wild to me.
That got us in the room with people like Madonna, but nobody was steering that ship other than Madonna. I was just flipping through pages of her Sex book and reliving my youth and inspiration from her, with her. She's such a gracious, awesome person in real life.
That was just a fantastic opportunity in this weird exercise of fantasy. It's so hard to have a clear perspective on her because she's just omnipresent. Her peers coming up were Michael Jackson and Prince , you know what I mean? It's totally insane. If you've seen her live, that's another experience altogether. Getting to know her, she's like a true eccentric, very smart and very knowledgeable.
There's depth and real roots in stuff. She's also just done it all. You get to a point where you don't know what to expect and it doesn't even matter.
She's just continuing to create and add to her catalogue. Who's going to tell her no? I had ideas, but she's a strong personality. Polydor Ireland track 7. BMG Music not for release label use! BMG Publishing track 7.
Island Music Island Music Ltd. Jobete Music Co. PolyGram Music Publishing track 2. Ben track 4. Words track 7. As Said and Done was never released in France, when " Love Me for a Reason " was released as the group's debut single there, it ended up being included on A Different Beat , exclusively in the region.
The first international single, " Words ", was released pretty much worldwide, as were the two follow-up singles, " A Different Beat " and " Isn't It a Wonder ". By this time, the album had been released in the UK and France, complete with each region's respective singles. However, the album had not yet been issued in Australia. Thus, by the time the release of A Different Beat arrived in the country, " Picture of You " had already been released as the lead single from Where We Belong in the UK, so the Australian market decided to include "Picture of You" on A Different Beat instead, releasing it as the fourth single from the album.
The limited edition version of the album released in the UK came encased in a slipcase, with five limited edition postcards, each containing one member of the band. The United States became the last country to receive a release, as the band were asked by their US management to tweak the album for the US market. As such, "Picture of You" also became included on the US track listing, as well as a Spanglish version of "Words", and an all-new track, " Mystical Experience ", which was released in the US as the first single from the album.
A Different Beat was certified three times platinum in the UK. The album is part of MTV's Unplugged series. It was released internationally but for a short time was not available in the United States until later. Enrique is the debut English album and fourth studio album by Enrique Iglesias recorded in English and released in November The album launched two No. S Billboard hot hits, "Bailamos" and then "Be with You". The album, performed by various artists, was released under Shady Records.
It spawned the hit single "Lose Yourself" by Eminem, who also stars in the semi-autobiographical movie. The album also spawned a follow up soundtrack, More Music from 8 Mile , consisting of songs that appear in the film and were released as singles during the film's time setting of One of the songs was performed by 2Pac, who would be the subject of a documentary with a soundtrack produced by Eminem, who also produced a posthumous album by 2Pac.
Both albums were also made available in censored versions, removing most of the strong language and sexual and violent content. Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Help Learn to edit Community portal Recent changes Upload file. Download as PDF Printable version. Said and Done A Different Beat Where We Belong Hedges, Phil Harding , Ian Curnow. Don Black , Walter Scharf. Keating, Curnow, Julian Gallagher , Harding.
The Boyzone Album "A Different Beat" contains the best POP music in the 90s. "A Different Beat" and "Paradise" and "Words" and "Isn't it a wonder" and "It's Time" were written by the Boyz themselves. The music and the lyrics are suited for each other and produce handsome songs that never become dull/5(27).