It is really a purely natural progression in the new music business: once you have a strike on your hands, you’d greater get out on the road.
That’s took place for year two of “The Song,” a Nashville-created, nationally syndicated Tv sequence that features artists of all genres accomplishing and discussing their largest hits.
In its initially time, “The Song” introduced Cee Lo Inexperienced, Travis Tritt, Don McLean, Rick Springfield, Gretchen Wilson, All 4 A person and other folks out to its recording studio at TGL Farms in Hendersonville, owned by clearly show creator Marc Oswald.
“It’s genuinely a uncomplicated thought,” Oswald suggests. “I really don’t even know that it truly is a specially authentic notion. But what makes it exceptional is that I assume we seriously pulled it off.”
And “The Song” experienced an advantage becoming based mostly in the Nashville location – generally a revolving door of tunes-makers passing through. But as they began setting up out time 2 at the start off of the yr, the pandemic introduced live performance excursions and organization journey to a halt.
So alternatively, Oswald and organization brought “The Song” to the artists. In September and Oct, he states they drove a full of 12,000 miles, capturing performances and interviews across the state. They spent a working day in a California winery with Pat Monahan of Train, rode horses with Jewel in the Rocky Mountains and satisfied Stephen Marley (son of reggae legend Bob Marley) at the Tricky Rock Resort in southern Florida.
Traveling a van and trailer, they pared down the output crew – which was close to 24 individuals in season 1 – to a crew of 8, and they all had to dress in multiple hats. Co-host Krista Marie, for instance, also became drone digital camera operator and set decorator.
Oswald suggests they “treated it just about like a concert tour,” loading in, shooting and loading back out of a metropolis about a number of days.
“It was exhausting, but it was gratifying to be in this sort of exotic destinations.”
They also produced an hard work to get a little something fresh new out of the interviews, primarily as artists have been talking about tracks they’ve talked about for a long time. That led to responses that were being cathartic, revealing, and generally self-deprecating– or in the circumstance of Jewel, all of the higher than.
In her job interview, she remembers getting on the freeway when she initial listened to her breakout single, “Who Will Preserve Your Soul,” on the radio.
“I pulled about on the facet of the road and just started off to sob and cry,” she states in the clip. “Because it genuinely was not right until that second that I understood that I audio like Kermit the Frog. I was so nervous in the studio and so inexperienced that my throat just definitely tightened up…It was so embarrassing, but it finished up being embarrassing all the way to the financial institution.”
Time 2 of “The Song” premieres January 2 and will also aspect Jason Mraz, Richard Marx, Clint Black and Gavin DeGraw, together with themed spotlight episodes incorporating footage from the first year. It is now syndicated in 140 marketplaces. To find airdates and stations in your space, stop by www.thesong.television set