From a childhood obsession with new jack swing to a multi-platinum hit penned with Adele, OneRepublic leader and famed songwriter Ryan Tedder guides Matthew Kent through partying with Oasis and how a beat-up old car helped him to discover some of his favourite songs. Continue reading “Nine Songs: Ryan Tedder”
Ryan Tedder is the man every pop star wants in their contact book.
With writing credits for Adele, Ed Sheeran, Paul McCartney, Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Lil Nas X – not to mention his own band OneRepublic – he’s one of the most consistent hitmakers of the 21st Century.
A walking musical almanac, he is also a perceptive analyst of pop trends. And lately, he’s become concerned at how streaming is affecting new artists.Continue reading “Ryan Tedder: Classic songs are strangling new music”