Greg Kurstin

Greg Kurstin



Gregory Allen Kurstin (born May 14, 1969) is an American record producer, musician and songwriter. Described as "the consummate DIY writer and producer", Kurstin has been associated with releases which have cumulatively sold more than 60 million albums worldwide. He has won five Grammy Awards, including Producer of the Year (Non-Classical) in 2017 and 2018.[1][2][3][4][5]

Kurstin co-wrote, produced and played most of the instruments on the record-breaking 2015 Adele single, "Hello". Among others, he has worked with Sia, Beck, Kelly Clarkson, Ellie Goulding, Pink, the Shins, Tegan and Sara, Lily Allen, and the Foo Fighters. He often plays guitar, bass, keyboards and drums, and engineers and programs the records he produces.[3][6][7][2]

An "exceptionally accomplished" musician, Kurstin began his career as a jazz pianist and later co-founded Geggy Tah. He has collaborated with Inara George in The Bird and the Bee since 2004.[8]



The Bird and the Bee
We Are Born
We Are Born is the fifth studio album by Australian singer-songwriter Sia.
The Bird and the Bee
The Bird and the Bee is the self-titled debut studio album by American indie pop duo The Bird and the Bee, released on January 23, 2007 by Blue Note Records.
Annie is a soundtrack to the 2014 film of the same name, released by Roc Nation, Overbrook Entertainment, Madison Gate Records and RCA Records on November 17, 2014.

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What is Liam Gallagher’s net worth, how many children does he have and when was he married to Nicole Appleton?
  –  February 20, 2018
Two big producers he worked with were Dan Grech-Marguerat and Greg Kurstin, who have experience working with Adele and Radiohead. It's out on now, and Liam is acutely aware that it could do battle with brother Noel's next album, due to come out a month later.
Liam Gallagher Unplugs For Oasis Classic and Solo Song
  –  February 19, 2018
"Thank you to all at Radio X, well not all," posted Gallagher on social media, "Good little gig that." Produced by Greg Kurstin (Adele, Beck) and Dan Grech-Marguerat (Radiohead, Mumford And Sons), "As You Were" recently topped the UK album charts and hit ...
Artist Info
  –  February 17, 2018
The title is “Colors” and it was produced by Greg Kurstin and Beck. As with so much of his work over the years, Beck’s sound continues to evolve and expand. In addition to “Up All Night,” “Dear Life,” “Wow” and “Dreams,” check out ...
Aerosmith, Queen & CHVRCHES Charge Onto Hot Rock Songs Chart
  –  February 17, 2018
CHVRCHES co-wrote "Get Out" with pop powerhouse Greg Kurstin, who solely produced the song. Kurstin's resume includes three Billboard Hot 100 No. 1s that he produced and co-wrote: Kelly Clarkson's "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" (three weeks ...
Liam Gallagher: The Godlike Genius on his triumphant year
  –  February 16, 2018
His record label, Warner, was impressed and asked if he would work with a team of songwriters that included, among others, Greg Kurstin (who co-wrote ‘Hello’ with a little-known singer named Adele). “I said, ‘Yeah, I’m gonna have to, because I ...
'It's not happening is it?' Liam Gallagher insists his bitter feud with brother Noel has NOT been resolved... after winning Godlike Genius accolade at the NME Awards
  –  February 16, 2018
But the project has drawn criticism from some quarters due to the rocker sharing songwriting credits with the likes of Greg Kurstin, Andrew Wyatt and Michael Tighe. 'Well, I didn’t write any of Oasis and that seemed to work…I feel more comfortable when ...
Inara George says goodbye on latest solo release
  –  February 15, 2018
The L.A.-based singer, 43, has three sons with her filmmaker husband Jake Kasdan, and she’s maintained The Bird and the Bee, her spinoff duo with red-hot producer Greg Kurstin (currently wrapping a top-secret new volume in its “Interpreting the Masters ...
Niall Horan Shares Lyric Video For ON THE LOOSE
  –  February 12, 2018
He co-wrote the track with long-time collaborator Jamie Scott. Produced by Greg Kurstin, who also produced "This Town," "Too Much To Ask" is available for download and streaming HERE.
Kendrick Lamar chats ahead of gig at Birmingham’s Genting Arena
  –  February 9, 2018
Greg Kurstin, The Alchemist and 9th Wonder, among others. And it was supported by three hit singles: Humble, Loyalty and Love, with Humble giving Lamar his first number one single on the US Billboard Hot 100. The album earned a Grammy Award nomination for ...
Inara George Drops Dreamy ‘Slow Dance’ Video Just In Time For Valentine’s Day
  –  February 7, 2018
Did you get to chat with fellow Bird and the Bee member Greg Kurstin at all following his Grammy win this year? I haven’t spoken to him yet, but we did text. I pretty much just said, “Yay! Greg!” and he said “Yay!!” It’s all very exciting.
Calvin Harris lines up brand new single to be released this week
  –  February 7, 2018
He ultimately lost out to Greg Kurstin at this year's ceremony. UPDATE: Calvin has revealed the title and artwork for his new single, called Nuh Ready Nuh Ready featuring producer Partynextdoor.
Beyond Art & Commerce, Where Things Are Just 'Stupidly Perfect' & Nothing Is Precious
  –  February 7, 2018
Yet while Colors may seem for all the world like a directly reactive move away from the sombre tone of Morning Phase, it transpires that Beck and his collaborator Greg Kurstin — the former Beck band member who's more recently made a name for himself ...
Calvin Harris Grew a Beard So the Grammys Would Take Him Seriously
  –  January 31, 2018
The beard experiment "worked to an extent," Harris explained, by landing him a nomination in the Grammys' Producer of the Year Non-Classical category alongside No I.D. and ultimate winner Greg Kurstin, whose 2017 included notable work with Liam Gallagher ...
Calvin Harris says he grew a 'big ol beard to be taken seriously by the Grammys'
  –  January 31, 2018
"Unfortunately this weekend I learned that even a new beard has its limitations," he said. On Sunday I lost out to the incredible Greg Kurstin. A big ol' beard can only take you so far. An important lesson learned that I am happy to pass forward to all of ...
Chvrches Is Back With Greg Kurstin-Produced Single “Get Out”
  –  January 31, 2018
When asked about Chvrches’ third LP in a recent interview, Lauren Mayberry called it “the most pop stuff we’ve done and also the most aggressive and vulnerable at the same time.” That description definitely applies to “Get Out” — the anthemic ...
Calvin Harris: I grew beard in bid to win Grammy
  –  January 31, 2018
But unfortunately this weekend I learned that even a new beard has its limitations. On Sunday I lost out to the incredible Greg Kurstin. A big ol beard can only take you so far. An important lesson learned that i am happy to pass forward to all of you good ...
Calvin Harris Says He Grew a Beard to Be Taken Seriously, Tweets About Losing at Grammys 2018
  –  January 30, 2018
“On Sunday I lost out to the incredible Greg Kurstin. A big ol beard can only take you so far. An important lesson learned that i am happy to pass forward to all of you good people.” Last year I grew a big ol beard in order to be taken seriously by the ...
Grammys 2018: Greg Kurstin Wins Producer of the Year
  –  January 28, 2018
And the producer of the year (non-Classical) is Greg Kurstin for the second time. Nominated for the Foo Fighters’ “Concrete And Gold,” Beck’s “Dear Life,” along with tracks by Zayn, Halsey, Kendrick Lamar and Liam Gallagher. He was up against ...
Noel Gallagher: Greg Kurstin's songwriting is embarrassing
  –  November 23, 2017
The former Oasis guitarist has slammed the producer, who contributed to many of the songs on his brother and bitter rival Liam Gallagher's debut solo record 'As You Were', and said the 'Hello' hitmaker was very fortunate to get to work with the likes of ...


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