Greg Kurstin

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ASCAP EXPO

February 26, 2015

Greg has been asked to speak at the 10th ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO, April 30 to May 2 in Los Angeles.

He will be on a creative panel called “Today’s Hit Songwriters” along with Jesse Shatkin and Kevin Kadish.

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http://www.ascap.com/expo for more info on this special event.

Kelly Clarkson Piece By Piece

February 16, 2015

 

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Kelly Clarkson has announced that her new album, Piece By Piece, will be out on March 3.

The first single, “Heartbeat Song” was produced by Greg.

 

Annie!

October 22, 2014

We’re excited to announce that Greg was involved with the new Annie movie, directed by Will Gluck.

Singer/songwriter Sia and producer/songwriter Greg Kurstin were charged with creating new arrangements for the classic songs, breathing new life into such iconic songs as “I Think I’m Gonna Like It Here (2014 Film Version),” “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile (2014 Film Version),” and “Little Girls (2014 Film Version).”  They have also written new songs for the soundtrack, including “Opportunity,” “Who Am I,” and “Moonquake Lake” featuring Beck.

Greg is the Executive Music Producer of the film.

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Today, the first single performed by Sia, “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile” was released (video below).

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Twitter: @anniemovie

Instagram: @anniemovie

 

Billy Fucking Idol

October 22, 2014

Greg produced & co-wrote Billy Idol‘s new single “Can’t Break Me Down” off his just-released album Kings And Queens Of The Underground.

Greg also produced a second song off the new record called “Save Me Now”.  Check out & buy the album here.

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Billy also just just released his awesome long-awaited autobiography Dancing With Myself.

Below is Greg with Steve Stevens and Billy during recording.

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Greg’s band with Inara George, the bird and the bee, have a new song called “Undone”.

“Undone” is available here on iTunes and can be heard in the new movie Sex Tape, in theaters on Friday.

The single artwork is by one of Inara and Greg’s favorite artists, Geoff McFetridge.

Lyric video below!

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July 15, 2014

We love this video for “URL Badman” from Lily Allen’s latest release Sheezus.

The song was produced by Greg and below is a short film on how Lily and Greg created the song.

Lily’s “URL Badman”

July 12, 2014

1000 Forms Of Fear – Out Now!

July 8, 2014

Sia’s new album, 1000 FORMS OF FEAR has been released and is #1 in several countries. Greg produced the entire album and played almost all of the instruments. He also co-wrote several of the songs, including “Burn The Pages” “Fair Game” “Cellophane” “Free The Animal” “Fire Meet Gasoline” and “Dressed In Black”.

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Here is a link to an interview with Sia & Greg about the album that aired today on NPR: NPRinterview

Also, Sia’s single “Chandelier” was produced by Greg Kurstin and Jesse Shatkin, and written by Jesse and Sia. Jesse used to be Greg’s engineer but is now a producer full-time. Here is a little more about him: JesseASCAP

Orchestra!

June 4, 2014

Greg recently recorded a 52-piece orchestra for a special project to be delivered around the holidays.
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Sia has done it again.  The brilliant mind has co-directed (with Daniel Askill) the video for her new single “Chandelier”.

The video features 11-year-old girl in a Sia wig dancing to Ryan Heffington’s awesome choreography.

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“Chandelier” was co-produced by Greg and Jesse Shatkin.

 

Sia’s Jaw-Dropping Video for “Chandelier”

May 7, 2014

Lykke Li

May 5, 2014

Lykke Li’s new album I Never Learn will be released tomorrow.

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Greg produced “Gunshot,” which you can listen to here.

He also co-produced (with Bjorn Yttling) “Sleeping Alone” and co-penned “Silverline”