Exclusive: PopBytes interviews Greg Laswell

Greg Laswell

Greg Laswell is sort of like J.D. Salinger. When it came time to write and record his fourth album, Landline, Laswell relocated himself to a place where he could not be disturbed. A place where he would be free to create his art without the distractions of his everyday world. A place so peaceful that his cell phone literally couldn’t even ring to disrupt the tranqulity. As it did with Salinger, the whole hermit schtick proved to really MORE

Come Back Down / Greg Laswell and Sara Bareilles

Come Back Down / Greg Laswell and Sara Bareilles

Brooklyn singer/songwriter Greg Laswell is best known for his melancholy music. His husky and often Leonard Cohen-esque baritone voice shaking over the delicate strums of an acoustic guitar is a sound vulnerable enough to put a lump in any grown man’s throat (not speaking from personal experience … except for the four times I’ve seen him in concert and that happened to me). There’s a reason he’s the go-to “queue the tear-ducts” guy MORE