Clay Aiken – A Stand Out Track

Do you remember the name Mark Eldridge? According to Wikipedia, he is a Grammy winning Guitarist, keyboardist and music producer…oh, yes…in the music field he goes by the name Kipper.

Kipper is a Grammy and Emmy winning producer and musician, best known for producing and performing on Sting’s biggest selling solo album Brand New Day as well as the platinum albums All This Time and Sacred Love.  But he is also known for being the producer of the album, On My Way Here by Clay Aiken.

According to Kipper’s website:

April 28, 2006: Just finished 3 months working on a performance piece with Jane Horrocks a brilliant band and 4 dancers. It was at the Young Vic Theatre SE1 and had some rave reviews and was sold out nearly every night of around 48 shows.

When fans of Clay Aiken found out that Kipper would be the producer of Clay’s CD, On My Way Here, Kipper became one of the most popular hits on Google.

Besides producing On My Way Here, Kipper wrote one of the songs on the album. Kipper wrote the following about the song, “Everything I Don’t Need”, on his official web page:

“I have been very busy with an exciting variety of projects. I finished Clay Aikens album “On My Way Here” in April and we enjoyed huge success with the album peaking at No 4 in the US Billboard charts. I also wrote the song “You’re Everything I Don’t Need” with Judie Tzuke and James Morrison which is a stand out track on the album, check it out on iTunes.”

The following video is Everything I Don’t Need

Do you think this was a “stand-out” track on On My Way Here?




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4 thoughts on “Clay Aiken – A Stand Out Track

  1. Yes, Yes, definitely a stand-out track. I would have loved to be at that Gala!

    This song gave Clay and his voice a whole different dimension and he was up to the task! He knew exactly what he was doing – loved it! One of my favorite CD’s, also.

    Thank you!

  2. This is definitely a ‘standout track” performance with OMC singing the “Blues” with the clay mates going WILD!

  3. The song is a standout song from the CD. I do not remember seeing the video before. It is a great song and his voice is perfect.Thank you for sharing .

  4. When I first heard the album, Everything I Don't Need, was my favorite song. Clay had a growl in his voice and the song lyrics were different that anything else he had sung before. Love the video.

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