(From the interview with Chris Hayes, founding member of Huey Lewis & The News)
Cris Cohen: From a music perspective, what was one of the more challenging Huey Lewis and The News songs to record?
Chris Hayes: I remember going over one of the a cappellas that we did. I think it was "Naturally." I remember that as being difficult. That wasn't one that just went right down on the tape. It took a while to get that right. I remember "Do You Believe in Love" being a little tough, because it was in B.
But then other ones like "Workin' for a Livin'" and "Couple Days Off," those were a lot of fun. "Small World" too.
But mostly the singing was the hardest part. Because it is hard to make background vocals sound great. In those days, we had to sing all of them. Nowadays, you do it once on your computer and you copy it.
Cris Cohen: And there was no Auto-Tune back then.
Chris Hayes: No. There was no Auto-Tune. We were Auto-Tune. And you have to get every guy's singing on pitch and in rhythm at the same time on tape without laughing or something. It's a challenge.
[Read the full interview]
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