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Ryan Tedder Helped The Script "Unlock Something" With Collaborative "Flares"

The OneRepublic frontman helped tweak the chorus of a tune from The Script's new LP, 'No Sound Without Silence'–find out how his input helped shape the song

The Script released No Sound Without Silence in the U.S. last week, and the Irish pop-rockers are aiming for the second top-10 debut on the Billboard 200 in their career. One of the songs that's helping them get there is "Flares," which was co-written by OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder while the bands were on tour together. 

"We had the song, it was floating around for a while, and we'd written actually in Dublin," the band remembers. "[Ryan Tedder] heard the chorus and he was like, 'You know, if you just changed one or two things in that chorus I think it could be better.' He's such a heavyweight that if he says something, you might as well listen."

The band continued, saying that Tedder's input was invaluable and "unlocked something" in the chorus of "Flares." They'll always cherish the opportunity to collaborate with OneRepublic on the road.

Watch an exclusive webclip from tonight's Top 20 Countdown with The Script above, where the trio also talks about how Tedder, who is a grill-master, fed everyone on tour one night, and much more! Don't miss Top 20 Countdown tonight at 9/8c. Find Fuse in your area.

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