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The making of The Spy  

Marina Bloom (music and vocals):

This is what Michael calls "a perfect little song". It is perfect from start to finish like a mustard cheese croissant toasted to perfection on a cold morning... 

I am saying that because this is literally what we were comparing it to :)

In fact, I have to say there was something a little magical about how the music for this song came about. I was driving to Albany (North Shore, Auckland, NZ) one day for work, and on the motorway, I had this melody on my mind, but I…

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The making of Houston, We Have a Problem  

Background:

Marina: This song was written in March 2016 - those were the early days of our collaboration with Michael, even though we already had written 21 songs by that stage, it still felt like we were still getting used to working together. 

 

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