How Hits Made
By Play Too Much
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In this Play Too Much original podcast, How Hits Made investigates the creative process of a song and the players behind it. We followed the band Great Caesar over the course of a year on their quest to elevate their success through a hit song. In this 5 part series we follow how the song “Take Me To The River” is made. Will this soulful pop epic propel the band to the next level? Will it force them to reconsider their craft? Or maybe a hit is just in the ear of the beholder - listen to How Hits Made.
||ExplicitPart Five: Take Me To The River||From a basement in Connecticut to the festival stage in Texas. From a lectern in California to a prison in Ohio. From a piano riff in a cold apartment to a nightly finisher on the open road. In the season finale of How Hits Made, we uncover that...||1/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPart Four: The Best Of You||In the penultimate episode of How Hits Made, Great Caesar is in the studio, rehearsing and recording the final version of “Take Me to the River”. It's late January 2016 and the band members share their excitement for their new sound featured...||1/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPart Three: Come Together||It's November 2015 and John Michael Parker returns to his childhood home in Connecticut to organize his ideas into a concrete piece of music, the building blocks that would become “Take Me to the River”. In Part Three of How Hits Made, the...||1/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPart Two: Go Your Own Way||As a new chapter begins for Great Caesar, a longtime friend and partner decides that that dream, is going have to go on without him. In Part Two of How Hits Made we listen in on John-Michael's progress as he works on a new song. We...||12/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPart One: All I Have To Do Is Dream||How Hits Made investigates the creative process of a song and the players behind it. We followed the band Great Caesar over the course of a year on their journey to elevate their success through a hit song. It's the fall of 2015. After playing...||12/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHow Hits Made - Trailer||How Hits Made is an audio documentary that follows one band on their journey to creating a hit song. Premieres December 15th Find out more at How Hits Made Produced by Play Too Much Discover Great Caesar||11/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
I can’t wait to hear the rest of this! Love Great Caesar!
I love play too much and this podcast!! And great Cesar is great - "Still Love" and their cover of "Valerie" are so good.
This sounds incredible. Really looking forward to the premiere. I love listening to songwriters and learning their process.