BLOG DUE: 1/22 Blk. 5Colbie Caillat
is a young singer-songwriter who seems to be an overnight success, but the truth is that she's been working on her career since childhood. As the daughter of an industry insider (Fleetwood Mac
producer Ken Caillat), she's had an opportunity to learn some fundamentals of the music business. Read the article "Crafting Colbie" from InTune Monthly magazine
, Jan. 2008, pp. 34-40 to learn how she has applied these lessons and how they can apply to upcoming singer-songwriters.
Why did Colbie's father tell her that in addition to singing, she should write songs?
Caillat said she didn't like performing. What steps did she take to overcome her discomfort on stage?
How has collaboration helped Caillat develop her songwriting?
Suggested Listening (Colbie's influences)
Links will open the iTunes Music Store
John Mayer: Room for Squares
Bob Marley: Legend
The Fugees: The Score
All You Need to Know About the Music Business
by Donald Passman (Free Press)