Ed Harcourt

Ed Harcourt talks highs and lows of songwriting and collaboration

Ed Harcourt’s songwriting approaches vary depending on whether he’s working with other artists or if he’s writing a solo record. However, having a strong sense of discipline and channelling both positive and negative experiences into the creative process are fundamental.

Ed Harcourt on establishing and maintaining a career as a songwriter

With a multi-faceted career as journeyman songwriter, composer, producer, live performer and highly regarded Mercury Music Prize-nominated artist in his own right, The prolific Ed Harcourt’s perspective on the music-industry landscape of the 21st century is invaluable. We take a trip to Wolf Cabin – Ed’s home studio and writing space in Oxfordshire – to glean insight from a man with seemingly limitless creative energy.