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Drew Yowell - No Turning Back
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Drew Yowell - No Turning Back

The new single from "Return Echo" on Mi5 Recordings (UMG). Drew Yowell - lead and backing vocals, piano, synths, programming, electric guitars, guitar solo Doug Yowell - drums Will Lee - bass you found a spark chose a path and you followed it you're gonna make your mark like all your heroes did all the dedication and the sacrifices made when it comes together the crown is yours to take now you've come so far don't lose sight of that I know you're gonna be a star there's no turning back endless hours time you spent perfecting it sleepless nights imagining that moment nothing holds you back no obstacle gets in your way you'll risk it all just to see that day now you've come so far don't lose sight of that I know you're gonna be a star there's no turning back Produced by Doug Yowell Co-Produced by Drew Yowell Recorded at Nuvian Studios, NJ The Guest Room, NJ Bennett Studio, NJ Additional recording: Power Station, NYC Teaneck Sound, NJ East Connection Music, Budapest Engineered by Doug and Drew Yowell Additional engineering: Dae Bennett, Dave Kowalski Mixed by Dae Bennett Mastered by Dave Kowalski Album cover design: Shiela Oliveros Drew Yowell has worked with legends like Phoebe Snow, David Lasley, Desmond Child, Dae Bennett, and Herb Alpert, and he has played guitar alongside Sophie B. Hawkins, James Maddock, Will Lee, and Phoebe Snow, among many others. Drew and his twin brother Doug Yowell (drummer for Joe Jackson, Suzanne Vega, Duncan Sheik, Sharon Corr and many others) both appear in the MTV music video for Sophie B Hawkins’ “Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover.” Drew also co-wrote two songs with the late Phoebe Snow including the title track to her final release “Natural Wonder." The song also appears on Phoebe's 2008 "Live" release. Phoebe Snow described the songs that she co-wrote with Drew wrote as "two of the most beautiful songs I've ever written with anyone." Drew produces and composes music for MTV, VH1, BET, Comedy Central, LOGO, and Centric, as well as other entertainment companies. Through his partnership with Earshock, Drew recently co-wrote the theme song for the hit tv series Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making The Team working with Cassadee Pope (winner of The Voice), producing her vocals at the legendary Blackbird Studios in Nashville, TN. Drew was also a Top 20 Finalist in the 2007 American Idol Songwriter Contest for the co-written song titled "Secrets and Lies." As a solo artist - he's brought people to their feet with his emotional performances from NY to Nashville. ​As a songwriter - he continues to hone his craft with both solo material and songs co-written with fellow songwriters such as Phoebe Now and Ari Hest, among others.. Drew Yowell has a unique ability to capture different styles, utilizing his wealth of experience and vast talents.
 
 

Emmy-Nominated Composer • Singer • Songwriter • Producer

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"Writing with Drew was one of the most magical

and mystical experiences I've ever had" -Phoebe Snow

Born into a musical lineage that touches legends, Drew’s father Gers Yowell, played with Charlie Parker, Zoot Sims and Jerry Mulligan and his oldest brother Don Paul Yowell co-wrote “There’s A Star For Everyone” for Aretha Franklin. Drew was invited to sit in with Les Paul himself at the tender age of 14 and worked with other legends like Phoebe Snow, Dae Bennett, and Herb Alpert. He has performed onstage alongside Sophie B. Hawkins, James Maddock, Will Lee, among many others. Drew and his twin brother Doug Yowell (drummer for Elton John, Bonnie Raitt, Elvis Costello, Joe Jackson and many others) both appear in the MTV music video for Sophie B Hawkins’ “Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover”. Drew also co-wrote 2 songs with the late Phoebe Snow including the title track to her final release “Natural Wonder". Phoebe described the songs that she co-wrote with Drew as "two of the most beautiful songs I've ever written with anyone”. 

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Drew was Emmy nominated as a composer of original music he wrote for an MTV promo campaign. Recently, he was awarded as a winner of the ASCAP 2021 Screen Music Award. Drew was also a Top 20 Finalist in the 2007 American Idol Songwriter Contest for the co-written song titled "Secrets and Lies."

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As a solo artist - he's brought people to their feet with his emotional performances from NY, Nashville and throughout Canada. ​As a songwriter - he continues to hone his craft with both solo material and songs co-written with fellow songwriters. Drew Yowell has a unique ability to capture different styles, utilizing his wealth of experience and vast talents. 

 

 

Photography by M. N. Kinsky

 

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