|“Never give up. Never surrender.”|
After stomaching over two dozen rejections for my song submissions to publishers, music libraries, and music supervisors for placement in film, TV, ads, and more, this week I got some good news. (As Thomas Edison famously said, “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that don’t work.”) Two songs were hand picked by an “A-List Hollywood Music Supervisor” for his “stash of covers for HIT Network TV Shows he’s working on.” From the posting:
A-LIST HOLLYWOOD MUSIC SUPERVISOR NEEDS COVER VERSIONS of ANY and ALL POPULAR SONGS from the last several decades for HIT Network TV Shows he’s working on. He wants to hear whatever you’ve got, but it’s got to be GREAT! Whether your COVER SONG is a guitar/vocal or a full production, this Supervisor’s bar is VERY HIGH, and he’ll need the recording, production, and vocal performances ALL to be TOP NOTCH. Quoting the Music Supervisor: “I want to build my stash of covers to use after we come back from Christmas break and into the New Year. Covers of HITS will get more play than B-sides, so let your folks know that. Cool, contemporary remakes always work well, and make sure to let them know that GREAT, EMOTIONAL VOCALS are most desirable.” All submissions will be screened on a YES/NO BASIS by the Music Supervisor HIMSELF. The Supervisor will contact you directly if he is interested.
Well he picked two recordings of mine – My Generation (The Who) and Here Comes The Sun (The Beatles). Now I just need to see if he decides to use one in a show and contacts me. Send positive vibes. Here are the tunes: