There are some hit songs that might have touched people’s lives especially when the original singer sings it. The person who wrote the song might also have a deeper understanding and touch to it. The songs could sound different from what the people know. So, I have looked for some songs done by artists with the songwriter’s demo. These are some of my favorites!
Written by Ryan Tedder, Louis Biancaniello, Sam Watters and Wayne Wilkins; and was featured on Jordin Sparks’ Sophomore album, Battlefield (2009)
JESUS, TAKE THE WHEEL
Written by Hillary Lindsey, Brett James and Gordie Sampson; Featured in Carrie Underwood’s debut album, Some Hearts (2005)
IF I WERE A BOY
Written by BC Jean and Toby Gad; featured in Beyonce’s I Am … Sasha Fierce album (2008)
IT AIN’T PRETTY
Written by Nicolle Galyon and Eric Paslay; featured in Lady Antebellum’s Golden (2013)
Written by Jon Randall and Ronnie Stewart; featured in Scotty McCreery’s third studio album, See You Tonight (2013)
Written by Ryan Tedder, Beyonce, and Evan Bogart for Beyonce’s I Am … Sasha Fierce album
Written by Nicolle Galyon, Molly Reed, and April Cushman; featured in Danielle Bradbery’s self-titled debut album in 2013 after winning The Voice.
GROWING HER WINGS
Written by Nicolle Galyon and Nicole Witt; featured in Lauren Alaina’s debut album, Wildflower (2011).