LAist spoke with Jason Reeves in a Q&A, asking the singer songwriter about the creative process when he’s writing with someone else such as Colbie Caillat, and if it speeds up the process or makes it slower. “Well, it’s like a multiplication of two people’s imaginations and experiences rather than just one,” Reeves responded. “So it’s not addition. When you put two people together, it seems like the potential just opens up completely — into a different place than you would expect. It’s not just like ‘Oh, there are two people, so it’s going to be twice as good.’ I think it’s insanely larger than that. So that’s my favorite part about writing with somebody — there’s this limitless possibility and that’s why it’s exciting. You would never get that song if you were writing by yourself. It just wouldn’t exist.” Read more.
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