Clay Aiken – It Just Makes Me Smile

Do you have a favorite Clay Aiken song?  I like almost all of Clay’s music, however, there is one song that I have liked since his first album!!

Perfect Day

This pop song was on Clay’s first album, Measure of A Man.  It was never released as a single, but Clay did perform it on tour many times.  I can’t tell you why it is a favorite…it just makes me smile!

There are three people who are listed as writers on this upbeat song:

Danielle Brisebois

Danielle was an active child actor and was best known for her role in All In The Family, Archie Bunker’s Place and As Good As It Gets.  She retired from acting to become a singer & songwriter.  She has had an active music-writing life and seems to enjoy her work.

Jimmy Harry

Jimmy Harry is a Golden Globe winning songwriter and composer. Harry has worked with artists such as Madonna, Kylie Minogue, Kelly Clarkson, Weezer, Pink, Fischerspooner, Oh Land, and Santana. Recognized at the 2012 Golden Globes by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, he won “Best Original Song” with Madonna and Julie Frost for the song “Masterpiece”.

Shep Solomon

Sheppard has had 140 songs recorded and released worldwide.   Among other hit songs, Shep wrote Ryan Cabrera’s True which charted at #4 CHR Pop and won Solomon a BMI award for Best Song. In 2011 Solomon releases included the UK Top 10 radio track Wonderland’s ‘Not a Love Song,’ One Direction’s ‘Tell Me a Lie,’  and J-Lo’s ‘Everybody’s Girl’ from the Love Album. Solomon has worked with artists such as Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson, Celine Dion and Enrique Iglesias.

SueReu put together a video of Perfect Day.  I hope you enjoy it!

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3 thoughts on “Clay Aiken – It Just Makes Me Smile

  1. This is one of my all-time favorite songs of Clay's! Lifts the spirit of my day! Thank you, SueReu and CANN for starting my Friday smiling!

  2. Thank you for the pictures and the video. It is hard to pick one song that is my favorite .Perfect Day is a great song to start the day. Thank you to CANN and to SueReu to start my Friday as a perfect day.

  3. it sureis hard to pick my faveroite also but aperfict day is one way to start off with the day thanks cann and sue reu for startingmy Friday with the perfict day song

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