Troy Sawtell

I write Hooks and Choruses

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A good hook or chorus will work with any genre of music you put it on.

I creat music under the artist name The Lost City of Troy

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

Interview with Troy Sawtell

  1. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  2. A: Getting the music I've written out into the world so I can give people a chance to hear what I have to offer as a lyricists.

  3. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  4. A: I'll provide as many options as you want.

  5. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  6. A: Songwriting is like a beautiful puzzle and when you get it right it just clicks in the most satisfying way.

  7. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  8. A: What feeling are they trying to express or invoke.

  9. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  10. A: Notepad, mechanical pencil, recorder of some kind

  11. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  12. A: 2.5 years

  13. Q: How would you describe your style?

  14. A: Eclectic

  15. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  16. A: Kim Petras. I think she has an amazing grasp of herself as an artist and on what she's trying to accomplish sonically.

  17. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  18. A: Sometimes stripped down is better.

  19. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  20. A: Pop or hip/hop.

  21. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  22. A: Writing a hook comes to me so fast.

  23. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  24. A: I bring a unique catchy vibe to my writing that comes from having a very broad range of genre interests. My motto is " A good chorus or hook should work in any genre"

  25. Q: What's your typical work process?

  26. A: I tend to unintentionally start songs off by hearing them as a country song in my head just because of the storytelling aspect of country.

  27. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  28. A: Kim Petras is a huge influence on me as a song writer as I truly enjoy her grasp of pop music. I like to listen to Effence or Com Truise to write because the production is so flawless to me.

  29. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  30. A: I most often write hooks or the main chorus for anyone looking for my unique flare.

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