• Season 5, Ep 508

Po vs. Tommy Boy Records

Po is starting to have some 'creative differences' with her new record label Tommy Boy.

07/02/2014 · 2:00

>> HELLO.

>> OH.

WHAT UP, BABY?

>> TODAY I'M IN THE STUDIO

FINISHING A NEW SINGLE I DID

WITH TOMMY BOY.

IT'S CALLED MONSTERS.

THIS IS MY FIRST TIME WORKING

WITH A TEAM.

THEY ALSO WANT TO MAKE IT A

GREAT SONG, SO I'M SUPER STOKED

TO BE HERE.

YO, THIS IS MY FIRST TIME

HEARING IT SINCE WE LEFT THE

STUDIO LAST.

>> YOU WANT TO HEAR IT?

>> I NEED YOU TO GO TO THE

BOOTH.

>> RIGHT NOW?

>> YEAH, WE'RE STILL RECORDING

THE VOCALS.

IT'S GONNA BE GREAT.

>> NOT EVEN A REACH-AROUND?

WE MUST BE ON YOUR BUDGET.

[laughter]

>> WE'RE JUST GONNA DO A PASS

SINGING THROUGH.

>> ALL RIGHT.

I LOVE THIS TRACK, AND IT'S

PRETTY CLOSE TO PERFECT, BUT

I THINK I HAVE SOME IDEAS

I COULD DO TO MAKE THIS SONG

ABSOLUTELY AMAZING.

CAN WE DO SOME FUN STUFF WITH

THE BRIDGE?

>> WHAT YOU WANT TO DO WITH IT?

>> YOU KNOW, LIKE...

♪ WHEN THE HUNTER FINDS

♪ THE HUNTED, YOU'RE THE P-- ♪

♪ PREY!

LIKE, YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN?

>> SO, WHEN I PLAYED IT FOR THE

LABEL, LIKE...

>> I KNOW, THE LABEL LIKES THE

SONG, SO...

>> YEAH, BUT THEY WANTED TO MAKE

SOME CHANGES.

>> WHAT'S GOING ON, GUYS?

>> HEY.

>> WHAT'S UP?

>> YOU GETTING SOME WORK DONE?

>> WE ARE.

>> YES.

>> HOW'S IT GOING?

>> HOW ABOUT--PO, HOW ABOUT YOU

COME OUT?

>> I'LL STAY IN HERE WHERE IT'S

SAFE.

[laughter]

>> NO, NO, COME ON, I GOT TO

TALK TO YOU.

>> SO HERE'S THE DEAL--I WAS

BROUGHT TO TOMMY BOY VIA

GUERILLA RECORDS.

TOMMY BOY HAS PRODUCERS AND A&R,

GUERILLA RECORDS HAVE PRODUCERS

AND A&R.

IT'S A LOT OF COOKS IN THE

KITCHEN RIGHT NOW, AND I AM A

VERY, VERY SMALL VOICE.

>> IT'S REALLY GOOD.

THERE'S STILL SOME THINGS THAT

I'D LIKE TO SEE CHANGE.

THE BRIDGE COMES IN LATE, AND

WE TALKED ABOUT THIS BEFORE.

I REALLY WANT THAT TO COME IN

SOONER, BECAUSE IT'S THE HOTTEST

PART OF THE SONG, AND I THINK

PEOPLE WANT TO HEAR IT FIRST.

>> YOU THINKING--WHAT, YOU THINK

YOUR WAY'S BETTER?

>> DON'T SAY IT LIKE THAT.

>> WELL, THAT'S HOW YOU'RE KIND

OF REACTING TO IT.

>> I JUST--YOU KNOW, WE WROTE IT

THIS WAY, AND IT'S, LIKE, THE

PAYOFF.

>> LET'S DO THIS.

LET'S FINISH MAKING THE CHANGES

THAT I WANT TO HEAR, AND WE'LL

GO FROM THERE.

>> OKAY, FAIR ENOUGH.

>> ALL RIGHT, COOL.

>> I KNOW THAT SIGNING TO A

LABEL MEANT GIVING UP SOME

CREATIVE CONTROL, BUT THIS IS

TOTALLY DIFFERENT FROM ME BEING

IN THE STUDIO BY MYSELF.

THERE'S, LIKE, FIVE PEOPLE IN

HERE TRYING TO MAKE ONE IDEA

HAPPEN, AND IT'S IMPOSSIBLE TO

PLEASE EVERYBODY.