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Virartech Interview Now in English

In early March 2010, Vadim Efanov of the Russian music and techology company Virartech conducted an e-mail interview with songwriter Rick Paul for the "Advice for Musicians" section of Virartech’s web site. While the interview was conducted in English, it was translated into Russian for Virartech’s readers. Here is the original English language interview. VE: … Read more

Now Playing in China

When I write a song, that song may be inspired by any number of things, from the personal to the global. However, the song gets conceived, though, when it’s finished, I have one basic goal. You may be guessing that is to see the song at the top of the charts, but that’s not what … Read more

Christmas in July

Well, here it is, the beginning of July — time to introduce a new Christmas song. If you’ll kindly turn to, er, click on, my main MySpace page you’ll find a new song, “The Day After the Day After Christmas” (written with Mike Parker), among your choices. If it doesn’t automatically play when you bring … Read more

A Little Behind the Times

Why does it seem like every other songwriter, singer, band, etc. in the world has been on MySpace for like forever now?  I definitely feel late to the party.  That’s kind of strange, seeing as how I was on the bleeding edge of putting my songs on the web back a decade ago, when the … Read more