Spitfire by LeAnn Rimes →
Preview and download Spitfire on iTunes. See ratings and read customer reviews. LeAnn Rime Spitfire is now available by pre-order on iTunes.. official release date is June 4 - you download the song/track “Bottle” immediately when you make your pre-order now. I am so excited our work is coming out…!! you will never know… still going to be a long but exciting...
LeAnn Rimes, songwriter/producer/arranger Darrell... →
Mix talks to LeAnn Rimes, songwriter/producer/arranger Darrell Brown and associate producer/engineer Niko Bolas about the making of Rimes’ ‘Spitfire’, in the May 2013 issue of Mix
Spitfire - LeAnn Rimes
So release date is June 4th - and i do believe there is a press release coming at the end of next week from Curb for all the cool exclusives that will be happening for the release… new video shoot for the record will happen in about 10 days .. that will be extremely fun too… i wish i could be the one to let you know what cool stuff is happening… but it isn’t my position...
SPITFIRE - LeAnn RImes
JUNE 4th release in USA _ YEAH April 14th UK Release - Yeah Australia Release April `19th - Yeah DID I SAY YEAH YEY? YEAHHHHHH
The life of a 20-something girl, mother & wife:... →
bellesbookstore: THERE IS NO BETTER MOMENT AT A CONCERT THAN WHEN THE SINGER STOPS SINGING AND THE CROWD CONTINUES THE SONG AND YOU SEE THEM ALL SMILE ITS SO PERFECT Or when they cry from excitement That will always get me. I remember seeing Keith Urban right after Golden Road came out and he was just out of…
Borrowed - Tracking of the Spitfire Session →
Brave Song and Performance - Gosh i love working with her…i wish we could write and record a new song every other day and put it out!!! maybe we just will do that!
What Have I Done? Tracking of song for Spitfire... →
Here is one of the versions we tracked for What Have I Done? - this one is just as moving to me as the one that made the record…completely different performances - both of them true to the bone!
LeAnn Rimes - Spitfire →
The Making of Spitfire - here is a version of us cutting the song Spitfire… we had a blast - as always…
Music Educator Award from the Grammy Foundation... →
Deadline coming up for nominating a music educator for a special award from the Grammy Foundation and Grammy’s. go the website and read all about it.
The Crystal Method
LeAnn and I worked with The Crystal Method on a song for their next record. Those two guys are super talented. LeAnn and I had such a great time working them. Can not wait to write another song with them… we might even have the next idea ready to go…..It is like songwriter vacation working on another artist record. Thanks guys for having us … now i want it finished and...
ASCAP SONG EXPO →
Dear Friends… I’ll be at ASCAP Song EXPO in Hollywood - Saturday April 20th at 2:15 PM With my own Master Class.. Helping out songwriters / producers / new artists / demo questions / whatever the next step thought you might have for your career … I will do my best to help. I will randomly pick people in the room to play songs / speak / and together, as a room will help problem...
Music Educator Award - Grammys →
Go and nominate someone before april 15th spread the word
Spitfire Update # 3 2013
more “the making of Spitfire” videos to be released starting in March… with more song reveals ( lyrics / snippets / photos ) from our tracking days… very exciting! Uk release is coming in the middle of March..YEAHHHHH
Spitfire Update 2013 #2
Just a little note for #spitfire fans There is an old Gary Allen Interview on CMT.com about a duet with LeAnn - actually they recorded one four years ago… on an unfinished record with a different producer. four years later we went in and rearranged and re-recorded the same song for the Spitfire record for LeAnn - But Gary Allen is not on it (we love gary and his music) but this is a...
Spitfire Update 2013 Baby
So the news is wonderful news… Spitfire LeAnn RImes new project is being released in the UK March 19th, 2013 and in the USA on April 9th, 2013… Curb has pushed up release of the record which is such great news… So now the hard news, for us not for you, we lost three weeks of prep time.. so our butts are in gear… can not wait to hear you what you have to say about all the...
Spitfire Update - The close of 2012!!
I have owed all of you an update for a while now… i can not believe the end of 2012 is here… wow that came up fast. At first i was so impatient to have the record scheduled for release at the end of April 2013 But as they prepare all the marketing materials. remixes, set up interviews. the videos, shows, radio visits, etc… LeAnn will need every moment to get everything done....
If you really want peace If you truly want peace Then stop trying to win!!
Spitfire Update #9
Leann had a pretty amazing time with radio program directors out on the east coast area of radio land. They watched video footage of the recording sessions,she did a question and answer time before breaking into singing songs from spitfire album live for the Program Directors.. Pretty exhilarating music talk between all of them. They are loving the record…. Lots of cool things are a...
Raising money for A friends back surgery →
I heard on Fox News that Hurricane Sandy helped Obama win Guess it will drive the extreme right bonkers knowing that an “Act of God” helped Obama win the election.
Spitfire Update # 8
Well it looks like a preview of the single What Have I Done? is on Amazon.com already. Very Exciting! November 20th the sale of the track will be on ITunes and Amazon. The song was written by Leann Rimes / Darrell Brown (me) / David Baerwald When it came to making the record of What Have I Done? Once we worked out how we wanted the arrangement to flow between the band and LeAnn, in other...
Spitfire Sidebar Number 2
The Musicians for Spitfire I have spoken and written about the incredible musicians who played on LeAnn Rimes Spitfire project If you want to know more about these brilliant people. Just Google or Wikipedia to learn more about them. All of them are good, good friends of mine and they certainly gave their all on this record Steve Jordan Willie Weeks Paul Franklin Dan Tyminski Alison...
Spitfire - A Sidebar
Went for a beautiful walk this morning and listened to the whole Spitfire record again. But what hit my heart today was the amazing songwriters that joined us on the record. I felt I needed to do a shout out to them. Google them and read about their careers and the other songs they brought into this world for us to enjoy David Baerwald Dan Wilson Liz Rose Chris Stapleton Gary Burr Sarah...
Spitfire Update #7
Saw the Finished Artwork tonight for Spitfire… All set It turned out great The Record is mastered and sequenced. Will do the special iTunes mastering of record in November ( it something iTunes does for certain releases to have higher audio fidelity added to their downloads) Had international meetings this afternoon with record company UK Australia Japan Germany France Canada were so...
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Spitfire Update #6
I am going to do a few surprise listening gatherings for LeAnn Spitfire record. I have decided it will happen during the months of November December and January - I believe the cities that the gatherings will happen in will be Los Angeles, Phoenix, Dallas, DC, Philadelphia, New York and Nashville. That is the first grouping of them .. of course this is me doing the gatherings for my own...
Wailing Wall Prayer for My Brother
My Brother is doing great…Blood work coming back great… Leukemia is still in remission … I have the pic of my three prayers i placed in the wailing wall for him here in my home… reminds me constantly of how fragile life is .. how it can tip to one side or the other so quickly…we just have to keep the faith … glide on grace… all of us… i myself am...
Spitfire Update # 5
In the next week, I do believe we shall know what the spring 2013 release date will be for the Leann record. So excited to play music for everyone… I know LR is also ready for others to hear the recordings… on Nov 20th the single “What Have i Done?” will be released to iTunes… i Believe they start going to radio right before the holiday, obviously January first week...
Bob Lefetz Letter →
Bob talks about songs of mine that i had cowritten you’ll think of me, raining on sunday (including the radney foster version i produced) and georgia woods…. very nice thanks
Spitfire Update #4 -LeAnn Rimes
I do believe if I am not mistaken - LeAnn will announce the title of the first single off her record during her live birthday chat from her website in August 28th 2012. Her birthday That doesn’t mean you start hearing a stream of it. It just means you will know the title of the song. … I guess sometime in early November is when the stream of the song will appear Because I know...
Love and Forgiveness
Let there be peace on earth (and blogs) so let it begin with me….
to everything turn turn turn there is a season...
the finale for True Blood is next week… can not wait for it to happen. love the show… i love the twists and turns that come from a good show… i love when the unexpected finally happens, when the roller coaster ride is about to scream to a halt then BAM and then another drop on the tracks happens , more squeals and more screams….nervous laughter erupts over and over again...
Spitfire Update 2 - LeAnn RImes
Lots of marketing meetings coming up this week for LeAnn’s Rimes Spitfire Record. But before the next stage begins to prepare how the record will be released I felt it was important to call everyone who played, sang, recorded, mixed or wrote for the record and say thank you to them all.. I am so thankful that I reached out. Such beautiful conversations i had with these friends of ours. I...
Spitfire Update - LeAnn RImes
Finished mastering LeAnn’s new project Spitfire a couple of days ago. The mastering team did an amazing job,… Niko had a brilliant idea he shared with me on how to master the project and the Capitol Mastering team with Ron McMaster in charge pulled it off with perfection. Now - The funny thing is I just want to go in to the writing room and write more new songs and start the next...
Started a little Youtube channel - uploading songs... →