David Archuleta checked in with fans on his YouTube channel on Thursday (June 9). The ‘American Idol’ alum talked about returning to Nashville, attending the prior night’s CMT Awards, doing a show in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, meeting with writers and other meetings to get a feel for people and to make his music more meaningful.
“It felt so good to be back on stage and just like be there with all you guys. All the fans who were there,” Archuleta said about his show at the 60th Annual Sun Fun Festival. “Just really enjoyed it so thanks to you guys for coming, those who came.”
Talking about what he’s been doing of late, David said, “Back in Nashville. I’ve been meeting with writers and just had different meetings as well. It’s been good. My goal hasn’t been to just write, and just say okay, go into this room with this person you don’t know and start writing. It hasn’t been like that, it’s been more the understanding side of things if that makes sense. Making sure where I’m coming from and people know what I’m trying to do. I think it makes more sense when people know who you are and what type of artist you’re trying to be and what music you connect to, versus okay, this is what’s popular now and let’s try and write that. That’s been kind of the goal and not just going in every day in a writing session, but getting to know the writers first so that you can make something really meaningful, if that makes sense.”
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