Words chosen well. Story behind the song.

Words chosen well. Story behind the song.

By The Telegraph

Hosted by The Telegraph's Alice Vincent, this new six episode podcast from The Telegraph interviews artists from a range of musical genres to understand how some of their most well-known songs came to be.


Story behind the song. Lily Allen.

For our final episode in series two, Alice catches up with Lily Allen, to find out the story behind her hit The Fear
26/06/188m 3s

Story behind the song. Biffy Clyro.

In episode four, Alice speaks to Scottish legends Biffy Clyro, to talk about their newly released acoustic remake of Mountains
26/06/1813m 30s

Story behind the song. John Newman.

In the latest epiosde of Words chosen well, story behind the song, Alice meets John Newman at his home studio as he describes the emotion and inspiration behind hit song, 'Love me again'
17/05/1812m 30s

Story behind the song. Ash.

On episode two Ash talk about Nineties hit 'Girl From Mars', the song that catapulted the band into the charts
17/05/1812m 12s

Story behind the song. Will.i.am

CAUTION ADVISED - STRONG LANGUAGE Series two of Story behind the song sees Alice talks to Will.i.am about one of Black Eyed Peas greatest hits 'Where is the Love' and how he is enjoying making new music with the band
17/05/1826m 33s

Story behind the song. Craig David.

For our final episode, Craig David fills us in on 7 Days and looks ahead to his new album release in 2018. 
05/10/1717m 43s

Story behind the song. Charli XCX.

This week we speak to Charli XCX about her track Boom Clap and how she made the amazing video for the international hit, Boys.
28/09/1711m 26s

Story behind the song. Jessie Ware.

In episode four of Story behind the song, we speak to Jessie Ware about her latest track Alone and delve into how motherhood has inspired her music. 
21/09/1710m 16s

Story behind the song. Miranda Cooper.

In this episode of Story behind the song, Alice speaks to songwriter Miranda Cooper who penned Sound of the Underground - the track that launched Girls Aloud and changed pop music for a decade. 
13/09/1720m 0s

Story behind the song. Kodaline.

In episode two of Story behind the song, we talk to Steve and Mark from Kodaline to understand how they turned heartbreak into an international hit.
13/09/1714m 14s

Story behind the song. Wretch 32.

In our first episode of Story behind the song, Alice speaks to Wretch 32 to uncover the fascinating way he crafts his lyrics without even writing them down. Wretch also reveals the story behind his number one hit, Don't Go.
31/08/1716m 19s
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