Across his sixteen studio albums, Mark Erelli has developed a track record for insightful, thoughtful, heart-grabbing songwriting. Whether he’s tackling the complexities of love, life, and his inner world in general, or whether he’s exploring his thoughts and feelings about the outside world, one gets the feeling that it’s all about love and connection for Erelli.
He affirmed this in our recent conversation about songwriting for the ‘Why We Write’ podcast. But first, we had to go back in time to the very beginning, to consider the ways he learned to hone his craft and find his voice when he first began songwriting. So press play and learn more about how Mark Erelli became such a good songwriter and why he continues to write.