What scores a hit with the hit maker?
DAVE MATTHEWS BAND
“Crush” (track from “Before These Crowded Streets”)
“I can’t get over that one: ‘Sexy lady, I am at your feet / I want you so badly.’ That record puts me in such a relaxed, amazing mood. I don’t even know what the rest of the album sounds like ‘cause I can’t get over that one track.”
“The Eminem Show”
“I like whatever he does. He uses different patterns, he’s not lazy.
And he makes sense, he sticks to a subject for more than two bars. I can appreciate that.”
“Come Away With Me”
“That’s always got to come up. I ask Quincy Jones every time I see him, ‘How did you make that? It’s all hits! So many great records on this one CD. How do you do that?’ ”
“Turn Off the Radio” (single)
“I just got into them. I always thought they were just anti-
successful people, but they’re like ‘Pac and Sonny Carson. They’re revolutionaries.”