CELEBRATING TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF SONGWRITING AT BYU
Noting 25 years of the songwriting program at BYU under the direction of Ron Simpson, Tantara Records has assembled one representative song for each year of the program, spread over two volumes of the new sampler It Starts with a Song. All songs are written by current or former BYU songwriting students, and performed either by the writers, or by well-known singers or bands. Volume 1 features Cherie Call, Ross Boothe with Jarrett Burns, Good Morning Maxfield, Rebecca Lopez singing music co-written with Angel David Lindes, Paul Jacobsen and the Madison Arm, Mindy Gledhill, Kim Simpson, Benton Paul, Hilary Weeks, Mike McClellan, Steven Stewart (our multiple Eurovision entry writer), and Heidi Webster with Andrew Maxfield, Jeff Hinton and Joshua Creek, and Brian Rhodes.
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1. Pilgrim Go!
2. I’m the Man for You
3. Runnin’ Again
Good Morning Maxfield
4. Y Se Va
Rebecca Lopez and Angel ”David“ Lindes
5. Western Skies
Paul Jacobsen and the Madison Arm
6. You Don’t Define Me
7. Now the Girl Turns Thirteen
8. Where are You
9. Greater Miracles
Hilary Weeks and Doug Pincock
11. Dear Diary
Steven Stewart, Mika Tovanen, and Laura Voutilainen
12. Don’t Say Yes
Heidi Webster, with Andrew Maxfield, piano
13. Weekend in Rio
Jeff Hinton and Quint Randle
14. I Do
Produced by Ron Simpson
Project coordination by Ben Fales
Assistants to Ron Simpson—Katie Gibbs and Mike McClellan
Office coordination and contacting by Carlie Madsen
Mastering by Troy Sales
Tantara Records is an enterprise center in the School of Music at Brigham Young University, and part of the College of Fine Arts and Communications.
DON’T MISS THE EXCITING VOLUME 2 OF
IT STARTS WITH A SONG!
More fantastic songs by BYU writers including “Segue”by Carrie Scott with Ryan Shupe and the Rubber Band, Lamar Holley’s BYU party favorite “Pretend That She’s Ugly,” Aaron Hatch’s “Honda Girl” and Nicole Sheahan’s “Almost.” Also includes Julie de Azevedo, Dan Cahoon, Cheri Magill, and others. Thirteen great tracks.