Ryan Seacrest will debut the 1st two original songs to be featured on Glee on his KIIS LA radio show this Friday, Feb. 25.
Glee music director, Adam Anders talks exclusively with Entertainement Weekly about the two songs, “Loser Like Me” co-written by Swedish pop hitmaker, Max Martin and “Get it Right” penned by Anders, his writing partner and his wife.
“Loser Like Me” will be tackled by the New Directions crew (Lea Michele and Cory Monteith take lead on most of the verses) and is, according to Anders, a “Gleek anthem. It’s a very uptempo, kind-of-summery hit.” Anders scored a major pop music coup by luring Martin, who crafted hits like “My Life Would Suck Without You, ” to co-write the track. “He owns radio right now, ” says Anders of Martin. “He’s had, like, seven No. 1s in the last year, and so if we wanna go to radio with anybody tagging along, I think he’s the guy you want.”
“Get it Right” was written especially for Lea Michele (Rachel)
“Lea’s storyline kind of inspired that song for me, ” says Anders. “Basically, you try to do everything right and you have good motivations with everything you’re doing but everything ends up going wrong. How many times will it take for me to get it right?”
Anders says, from what he understands, original songs won’t be a weekly occurrence, but he sees more in Glee’s future.
Are you looking forward to original songs on Glee? I’m interested to see if the Glee gang can finally produce a bonafide radio hit.