Publisher Rusty Gaston says, “great songwriters win by perspiration, not inspiration.” He’s practical. And I think you’ll find much of what he has to say applicable to many different careers, not just to publishing and songwriting.
This is part two of our interview with songwriter Nicolle Galyon. While part one focused on “the process,” part two is really about the songs themselves: how they got written, where the ideas came from, and what they mean to Nicolle.
Since our co-producer Kevin is on his honeymoon, we decided to shake it up a bit. My close friend Nada actually turns the microphone on me. We touch on topics from road life and band dynamics to humility and the temptation to compare oneself to other artists.