Famend painter Vincent Van Gogh as soon as mentioned, “Artwork calls for consistent remark.” This feels true for younger songwriters like Noah Hicks. As a newcomer to Nashville, Hicks briefly acclimated to the intimidating songwriting rooms by means of watching and paying consideration. This, he says, has been the important thing to rising his talents as a songwriter.
After transferring to Nashville in 2020, up-and-coming nation artist Hicks labored with hit songwriter Rhett Akins (“Ain’t No Extra of ‘Em”) and has shared the degree with established artists Chase Rice and John Langston (“Drinkin’ in a School The town”).
His power on and off-stage has drawn the eye of hit songwriters, taking into consideration his collaborations to develop all the way through his couple of minutes residing in Nashville. Running with established songwriters, whilst infrequently intimidating, has allowed Hicks to develop his talents and enjoy within the room. Hicks informed American Songwriter that he feels extra comfy on degree than in a songwriting room.
When Hicks mirrored on his songwriting enjoy, he mused that infrequently you’re the principle motive force of the writing consultation and infrequently you are taking a backseat. Songwriting, then, is all about collaboration and the consistent ebb and go with the flow of concepts, comments, and contours that don’t at all times make the general reduce.
And when Hicks will get right into a room the place different writers have a transparent thought of a track, he’ll follow and let the track evolve. He is taking time beyond regulation to grasp different songwriters’ concepts moderately than interjecting with out totally being at the similar web page.
“I don’t ask why, I work out why,” he mentioned.
In true Noah Hicks type, then again, songwriting isn’t at all times a major procedure. The younger creator, identified for his contagious power on and off-stage, mentioned he actively seems for methods to stay songwriting amusing.
“Songwriting is supposed to be amusing,” Hicks tells American Songwriter. “I will be able to’t bring to mind an more straightforward activity. I you ought to be like Noah Hicks and nobody else.”
When Hicks isn’t within the writing room, he’s on degree. Following the discharge of his new unmarried “Love You Too,” Hicks shall be becoming a member of Morgan Wallen, Thomas Rhett, Luke Combs, and extra on the Tortuga Song Pageant from April 8-10 at Citadel Lauderdale Seashore Park.
See upcoming Noah Hicks live shows HERE.
Watch Hicks’ collaboration with Rhett Akins “’No Extra of ‘Em” under:
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