From songwriter/producer Dan Wilson (of Semisonic), Re-Covered is a collection of Wilson’s reinterpretations of songs he wrote with other artists including GRAMMY-winning “Someone Like You” (Adele) and “Not Ready to Make Nice” (Dixie Chicks), #1 country single “Home” (Dierks Bentley), plus songs written with Chris Stapleton, John Legend, and more. This 56-page deluxe book/CD by Dan features his illustrations and stories about the writing of these songs; read two of the stories and hear his reinterpretations of those songs here.
Dan Wilson is a singer, songwriter, musician, producer, and visual artist. His songwriting resume includes “Closing Time”, which he wrote for his band, Semisonic, “Not Ready to Make Nice” (co-written with the Dixie Chicks) and “Someone Like You” (co-written with Adele). He earned a Grammy nomination for “Closing Time” (Best Rock Song) and won Grammys for Song of the Year (“Not Ready to Make Nice” in 2007) and Album of the Year (which he won in 2012 as one of the producers of Adele’s 21).
In addition to being the leader of Semisonic, Wilson has released several solo recordings, including the 2017 release Re-Covered. He was also a member of the Minneapolis psychedelic rock band Trip Shakespeare.