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Bruno Mars and production partner Philip Lawrence of the Smeezingtons are the pair behind Cee Lo's potty-mouthed breakout hit, "F**k You." The track is equal parts brutal and comical and, according to Mars, the duo's collaboration with Cee Lo was ideal.
"Talk about the perfect marriage, we been fans of Cee-Lo for real," Bruno Mars told MTV News. "And we became labelmates and I was just feeding that to them," he said of urging the record label to smooth the way for a collabo." 'We got to get in.
We are proud to present digitally The Doors From The Inside radio show, complete with music, anecdotes and commentary from the band members and Jac Holzman. The Doors From The Inside will take you chronologically through the journey that was, The Doors.
Episode 1: 1966 – The Beginning: UCLA, Local L.A. Clubs, Signed to Elektra Records Episode 2: 1967 – “Light My Fire” Goes Number One Episode 3: 1968 – From Small Clubs to Ballrooms to Arenas Episode 4: 1969 – Miami
On October 10, 1950, Elektra Records was born in 19-year-old Jac Holzman’s college dorm room. For the next 23 years, Holzman nurtured Elektra into an iconic, eclectic, and much-revered label, guiding it from an early mix of traditional folk, ethnic music, and blues into a golden age of contemporary folk, rock, and pop artistry. During this fertile period, he also branched into classical and world music with the founding of the Nonesuch label.