Secrets Of The Pop Song (3 x 60′) – Follows a song from the pen to paper to first public performance. Each episode sees songwriter, producer and musician Guy Chambers collaborating with an artist to write a new song each week – a ballad, an anthem and a breakthrough single, with a variety of celebrated musical contributors divulging the secrets of the trade along the way.
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright joins Guy to write a ballad, The Noisettes link up with him in the studio for the anthem programme and music producer Mark Ronson works alongside him to create a breakthrough single. The series hears from songwriting big-hitters throughout, including Sting, Brian May, Boy George, Neil Tennant, Jesse J and Diane Warren.
Producer: Renegade Pictures
TX: Summer / Autumn 2011