In the second episode of the This Nashville Life podcast we sit down with powerhouse Laura Veltz to demystify the Nashville phenomenon of “co-writing” from the inside out. As I say in this episode’s intro, I wanted to sit down with Laura because she’s had hit songs (Drunk Last Night, Lonely Eyes…) but also because she writes the kind of songs that other songwriters crush on. Case in point: one of the most talked about songs of the new Maren Morris album, Rich, was co-written by Laura.
As you may be able to guess from this photo of Laura taken by fellow songwriter, Kate York, she is as spirited and vibrant as her writing itself. Laura’s songwriting credits include cuts by Reba McEntire, Eli Young Band, Chris Young, Cassadee Pope, Raelynn, Jana Kramer and more. On today’s episode she’ll talk specifically about writing the song “Smoke When I Drink” which I released in 2014. She’ll also let us in on the process of collaborating with Maren Morris –who just last week scored a whopping 5 CMA nominations for the work on her debut album, Hero. Listen to Episode 2 here.
Huge thank you to Laura Veltz for sitting down with me for this episode, you are a gem girl. You can follow Laura on instagram, twitter: @lauraveltz
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