21 Aug 2013

Guy Sebastian choses Sennheiser and Neumann

Guy Sebastian’s single ‘Battle Scars’, from his seventh album Armageddon, has sold more than a million copies in the US to date and continues to receive heavy radio play. Guy Sebastian has proven himself to be one of Australia’s premier vocalists over the past ten years and has firmly established himself as a world class recording artist.

In June this year, Guy Sebastian added the perfect combination of Sennheiser & Neumann to his gear list, adding EM2000 series wireless microphone systems with Neumann KK205 capsules for his live concerts. In addition Guy also chose Sennheiser EW300 G3 IEM wireless in ear monitoring systems exclusively.

As part of his partnership with Sennheiser, Guy, through a series of three videos, gave a rare artist insight about writing music, how ‘Battle Scars’ came to him and how he enjoyed working with rapper Lupe Fiasco.

Guy: “For example, ‘Battle Scars’ was an idea that was happening in the car. ….. I was hearing the chords and where it would go in my head. But I had the melody, and I had the words, “Battle Scars,” That was literally all it was – “these battle scars” [singing melody]. So I had the melody, and I thought, “Crap, I better go and make some sense of that because I think it could be a really good idea.”

In the additional videos Guy talks about “The Power of Music”; how positive music can not only inspire, but also be a powerful motivator when times are tough. Guy also talks about recording his fourth album in Memphis with music legends such as Steve Cropper and Donald Duck Dunn and how he is inspired by Sam Cook, The Platters, Otis Redding add Al Green.

Check out the videos here:


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