"Girl Who Got Away" features an updated sound from the singer with heavier bassline beats, folk and electronic influences, which Dido attributed to her brother and producer, Rollo Armstrong.
"A great producer is someone that can facilitate the artist and make them the best that they can be," the singer said. He pushes me to the point where I can't do any better.
Recently, the Oxford English Dictionary added the term “Stan” to its hallowed database, citing Slim Shady as its likely originator.
The Oxford English Dictionary’s entry for “Stan” used as a noun reads, “An overzealous or obsessive fan of a particular celebrity.” The dictionary’s entry for “Stan” used as a verb reads the same.
Coincidentally, both songs were released as singles in late 2000.
Slim Shady himself recognizes that and a year ago he took to lyric annotation website Genius to give fans a behind-the-scenes look at the track, including how hearing the "your picture on my wall" line from Dido's "Thank You" inspired the song's obsessive fan theme.
Yesterday, the Detroit rapper dropped by the lyrics website again to share a hilarious story about how a super high engineer kind of ruined the third verse of "Stan." Here's the story: When we recorded Stan I worked with a couple different engineers but this particular engineer I had never worked with before. He was already rolling it so I told him “no problem”.
Her 2008 album "Safe Trip Home" was less successful albeit critically acclaimed.
Her song for the soundtrack of Danny Boyle's 2010 film "127 Hours" earned her an Academy Award nomination.