Backstage Nashville is the undisclosed story of a major label recording artist. A rare and unique look at Nashville’s famous Music Row intimately told from a recording artist’s point of view.
Singer, songwriter, and producer Wayne Warner details the real and intense negotiations with major record labels and celebrates his relationship with Atlantic Records while disclosing personal stories about his work with legendary producer, and the man behind the mega hits, Harold Shedd.
Warner draws back the curtain on never before revealed details of experiences with great artists he has worked with, including Taylor Swift and Bonnie Tyler as well as many country chart toppers. Masterfully written, these pages will take you from a small northern town and put you in a chair in the offices of major label contract negotiations, star-studded after parties, in recording studios, and on a tour bus. Having been a part of the major record label monopolies, he now talks about and celebrates the changing and more inviting world of the independent music scene and his career interactions with fellow artists such as Emmylou Harris, Billy Ray Cyrus, Alabama, and many more.
Backstage Nashville is an in your face story takes you behind the scenes and into the challenging life of someone who grew up on stage and will emotionally put you in recording studios, behind the microphone, and take you on a journey around the country on a tour bus.