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Watch Greg Laswell feat. Sara Bareilles "Come Back Down" Video Premiere

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When Greg Laswell sits down at the keys he knows exactly how to make pop magic happen. Check out his brand-new single, entitled "Come Back Down," that features his pal Sara Bareilles. It is an incredibly touching slice of pop balladry that will get under your skin with its richly melodic vocals and propulsive piano riff that is both urgent and strangely soothing. It's the perfect composition for a tune about telling a friend that enough is enough and things have to change. "You gotta take it on your own from here. It's getting pathetic," Laswell tales poignantly.

"Come Back Down" is taken from Laswell's new album "Landlines" that features collaborations with a number of well-known female singers, including Ingrid Michaelson, Sia, Elizabeth Ziman (of Elizabeth and the Catapult). Inspired by hip-hop records that he was listening to while writing and recording the album, Laswell decided he wanted to work with and feature female vocals alongside his own.  

Laswell's songs have won over several of film and television’s top music supervisors, who have featured his songs in films such as Friends With Benefits and My Sister's Keeper, and television placements in the season premieres of CBS NCIS and NBC’s Parenthood, as well as 10 individual placements on ABC’s hit drama Grey’s Anatomy. Laswell gift for melody and his knack for stirring just the right amount of melodrama in his music explains his popularity among music supervisors. (Download "Come Back Down" on iTunes.)

April 30, 2012 | Permalink