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Tim McGraw’s Illustrious Country Music Career Takes on New Perspective After He Shares Tactics for Outsmarting Uninformed Record Executives in the Past
Tim McGraw’s enduring journey in the realm of country music has been nothing short of remarkable. With his recent revelation about the crafty methods he employed to outwit unaware record executives during his earlier days, his career takes on a fresh and impressive dimension. This revelation prompts a reevaluation of his achievements and garners even greater admiration for his path to success.
During a recent interview with Apple Music, McGraw humorously recounted instances when he cleverly outmaneuvered record company executives, shedding light on his knack for navigating the music industry with ingenuity.
McGraw shared, “You’d play a mix for someone, like an executive, and they’d say, ‘This sounds good, but with a few tweaks here and there on the mix, it could be even better.’ I’d respond, ‘Alright.’ Then I’d leave and return a couple of days later, playing the exact same mix, and say, ‘We made the tweaks based on your advice.’ They’d all exclaim, ‘Wow, that’s exactly what it needed. Now it’s fantastic.'”
During the Apple Music Podcast hosted by Zane Lowe, McGraw received comforting words from Lowe, who pointed out that children often employ similar tactics to deceive us. McGraw responded with laughter, saying, “I know, I’ve fallen for that trick so many times.”
McGraw then highlighted the crucial role of having a team member who isn’t afraid to provide candid feedback, especially when something isn’t up to par. He identified his wife, Faith Hill, as that important figure for him. McGraw openly acknowledged that when it comes to assessing his music, Hill can be “quite direct, but she’s truthful.” He continued by praising Hill, affirming that she stands as “one of the greatest artists of all time.”