Glee â€œTeenage Dreamâ€? & â€œHey Soul Sisterâ€? Hits Recorded & Mixed By Robert L. Smith Of Defy Recordings
NEW YORK â€“ December 7, 2010: The top Fox show â€œGleeâ€? added to its hit-making track record via its November 9th episode, scoring its first #1 iTunes single ever with its cover of Katy Perryâ€™s â€œTeenage Dream.” Robert L. Smith of Defy Recordings recorded and mixed the project, helping to make the daring choral version into a radio-ready smash in its own right.
RECORDING THE â€œDREAMâ€? CHORUS
Tommy Faragher produced the track, with Smith recording the showâ€™s newest star Darren Criss and Tuftsâ€™ famed Beelzebubs menâ€™s choir at NYCâ€™s Avatar Studios. â€œThe scene this song appears in is empowering and socially-minded,â€? Smith says. â€œAn amazing choir presenting a great pop/dance song in this way really captured something special.â€?
Smith oversaw a fast-paced but meticulous recording session that recorded each vocal performance one at a time, an intensive process that more