‘It was such an amazing experience working with Mike,’ says Voegele.

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This was the perfect name for the album because it’s kind of all over the place, sort of an amalgamation of the things I was inspired by and all these adventures.

Things were chaotic but I was able to see the beauty in the chaos.

Following her tour with Hanson in the Spring of 2008, she opened for Natasha Bedingfield and the Verionicas on the Verizon VIP Tour, after which she headlined her first national jaunt, the ‘Back 2 School Tour’ sponsored by My Space and the University of Phoenix; she followed up this spring with a 35-date sprint across the U. ‘So many things have changed for me in such a good way since last year,’ she says, ‘and it’s cool for me to look back on the journey, which includes a year on the road seeing America.

I grew up a lot during that time and was inspired by all these exciting new experiences to write songs that to me are like stories of the road.

On December 7, 2016, Hough played the role of Corny Collins in NBC's live musical TV-production, Hairspray Live!

All of his grandparents were dancers, and his parents met while on a ballroom dancing team in college in Idaho.I want to write a song for every situation in the hopes that people will pick up the album even if they can only relate to one of them and say, ‘I get where she’s coming from, I’ve been there.’ That’s what makes a great song, taking a personal situation and elevating it to a universal level.My task is to write songs that people will relate to and be inspired by.But I write best when I’m really busy and living my life, in the middle of the chaos.‘I’d write ideas down on airplanes, sleeping in my bunk on the bus at night, keeping song ideas and lyrics in my coat pocket,’ she adds.He also did an incredible job giving these musicians some very basic direction and then letting them follow their own instincts.