Morgan Taylor Reid
Morgan Taylor Reid
Chalice Recording Studios 2016
|Birth name||Morgan Taylor Reid|
|Born||Santa Rosa, California|
|Genres||Pop, alternative, rock, adult contemporary music, indie rock, indie pop|
|Occupation(s)||Singer-songwriter, record producer, musician|
|Instruments||Vocals, piano, keyboards, synthesizers, guitar, bass, mandolin, ukulele, drums, percussion|
|Associated acts||Backstreet Boys, Chromeo, Marshmello, American Authors, Joseph Wrabel, MAX and Shane Harper.|
Morgan Taylor Reid is a Grammy nominated music producer, singer-songwriter and recording artist based in Los Angeles. As an artist, Reid's music has been licensed for television including his song "Brighter" that was featured in the Season 7 finale of Grey's Anatomy, his song "Simply Human" featured on House (Season 8, Episode 9 FOX) and his song "Where Do I Even Start?" featured in Season 8, Episode 8 of Grey's Anatomy. After being featured on Grey's Anatomy, "Where Do I Even Start?" reached #74 on the Top 100 Alternative Songs on iTunes.
As a songwriter and record producer, Reid has worked with several artists including the Backstreet Boys. Reid wrote and produced five songs on the Backstreet Boys album In A World Like This including their single "Show 'Em (What You're Made Of)". Reid also produced their holiday single "It's Christmas Time Again", which he wrote with Backstreet Boys members Nick Carter and Howie Dorough along with songwriter Mika Guillory.
Morgan Taylor Reid, born and raised in Santa Rosa, California. He first played a musical instrument[which?] when he was three years old. He started learning piano at age four. He became multi-instrumental as he proceeded to learn additional instruments including guitar, bass, synthesizers, mandolin, and others. He was exposed to music by his parents. His moved listened to Top 40 and his father rock music including The Beatles, The Eagles, and Elton John. At the age of eleven he wrote his first song.
Reid lives and works in Los Angeles. He has written and produced several songs for artists such as Backstreet Boys, Megan Nicole (Bad Boy Records), Plug in Stereo (Atlantic Records), Shane Harper (Deep Well Records (Adam Anders) and several indie artists.
In April 2011, Reid began co-producing with record producer RedOne. They worked on music for the band 7Lions (2101 Records/Universal Music Group). Reid wrote, produced and developed the debut EP Born 2 Run for the band 7Lions. After its release on June 19, 2012, the Born 2 Run album debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 charts at #15 on the Alternative Chart and #33 on the New Artist Chart.
Reid has been working with artist Grace Mitchell since she was 14 years old. On December 17, 2013, the soundtrack to the film The Secret Life of Walter Mitty was released, it featured a cover of Hall & Oates's Maneater performed by Mitchell and produced by Reid. At the age of seventeen, Mitchell released her debut album; Design – EP, on Universal Republic Records.
Solo artist career
Reid's solo album is called Simply Human. It is an acoustic album. The single "Stay Where You Are" was used in a Levi's campaign. The album's songs "Brighter" and "Where Do I Even Start?" were used on Grey's Anatomy. After being featured on Grey's Anatomy, "Where Do I Even Start?" reached #74 on the Top 100 Alternative Songs on iTunes. Reid's song "Simply Human" was featured on the show House in 2012.
|2018||Lakeshore Records||Bella Thorne||Midnight Sun (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)||"Burn So Bright"||Producer|
|"Let The Light In"||Producer|
|"Walk With Me"||Producer|
|Atlantic Records||Chromeo||Head Over Heals||"Bad Decision"||Writer, Producer|
|Creative Nation||Steve Moakler||Born Ready||"Slow Down"||Writer|
|2017||Island Records||American Authors||I Wanna Go Out - Single||"I Wanna Go Out"||Writer, Producer|
|Cardiknox||Bad Boys - Single||"Bad Boys"||Writer|
|Slippery Eel||Emii||Read My Mind EP||"Read My Mind"||Writer, Producer|
|Kris Angelis||Heartbreak Is Contagious - EP||"Built This House"||Writer, producer|
|"Heartbreak Is Contagious"||Writer, producer|
|"Kevin Bacon"||Writer, producer|
|California Country Music||Leah Turner||Leah Turner - EP||"Sleep You Off"||Writer, Producer|
|Warner Bros. Records||Mikey Mike||Going Charlie - Single||"Going Charlie"||Writer, Producer|
|Entertainment||Sam Fischer||Getting Older - Single||"Getting Older"||Writer, Producer|
|Epic Records||Wrabel||We Could Be Beautiful - EP||"Ritual"||Writer, Producer|
|2016||ATO||Joseph||I'm Alone, No You're Not||"Blood & Tears"||Writer|
|Gia||Straight Up - Single||"Straight Up"||Producer|
|OWSLA||Marshmello||Ritual (feat. Wrabel) - Single||"Ritual (feat. Wrabel)"||Writer, Vocal Producer|
|Parlophone||Matoma & Gia||Heart Won't Forget - Single||"Heart Won't Forget"||Writer, Co-Producer|
|Megan Nicole||Mascara - Single||"Mascara"||Writer, producer, mixer|
|Virgin||Shane Harper||Like I Did EP||"P.O.W.E.R."||Writer, producer|
|2015||Republic||Grace Mitchell||Raceday – EP||"NoLo"||Writer|
|DCD2||MAX||Gibberish - Single||"Gibberish (feat. Hoodie Allen)"||Writer|
|2014||Republic||Grace Mitchell||Design – EP||"Runaway"||Writer, producer|
|"Broken Over You"||Writer, producer|
|"Always & Forever"||Producer|
|MAX||The Say Max – EP||"Darling"||Writer, producer|
|Atlantic Records||Plug in Stereo||A Little Peace – EP||"Don't Say Goodnight"||Writer, producer|
|"Everything I Shouldn't Say"||Writer, producer|
|"Home Soon"||Writer, producer|
|"To Be Wanted (Feat. Megan & Liz)"||Writer, producer|
|"Wait For Me"||Writer, producer|
|2013||2101 Records||7Lions||"Taking Over – Single"||Writer, producer|
|"What He Don't Know"||Writer|
|K-BAHN||Backstreet Boys||In A World Like This||"In Your Arms"||Writer, producer|
|"One Phone Call"||Writer, producer|
|"Permanent Stain"||Writer, producer|
|"Show 'Em (What You're Made Of)"||Writer, producer|
|Republic||Grace Mitchell||The Secret Life of Walter Mitty||"Maneater"||Producer, Mixer|
|Compound||Jessi Malay||"Bougie"||Mixer, producer|
|Max Schneider||"Nothing Without Love" – Single||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|Morgan Taylor Reid||A Minor Heartbeat||"City in Motion"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|"Ghost Town"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|"Love Lock Maze"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|"Say Goodnight"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|"Sweeter Sound"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|"Take Care, Remember Me"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|"The Greener Side"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|Bad Boy Records||Megan Nicole||"Summer Forever" – Single||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|Atlantic Records||Plug in Stereo||"To Be Wanted" (feat. Megan & Liz) – Single||Writer, producer|
|Inpop Records||Shane Harper||"Hold You Up" – Single||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|2012||2101 Records||7Lions||Born 2 Run – EP||"Born 2 Run"||Writer, producer|
|"One Man Symphony"||Writer, producer|
|"One More Time"||Writer, producer|
|"Taking Over"||Writer, producer|
|K-BAHN||Backstreet Boys||"It's Christmas Time Again" – Single||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|Atlantic Records||Plug in Stereo||The Patience – EP||"Frozen Heart"||Writer, producer|
|"I Blame You"||Writer, producer|
|"You're on My Mind"||Writer, producer|
|2101 Records||Porcelain Black||"Sunday Bloody Sunday" (feat. 7Lions) – Cover||Producer, Mixer|
|Morgan Taylor Reid||"Science" – Single||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|Deep Well Records||Shane Harper||Dancin' in the Rain – EP||"Flat World"||Writer, producer|
|"Say It Cause I Know It"||Writer, producer|
|"Your Love" – Cover||Producer|
|Shane Harper||"I Know What I Know" (feat. Prophet)||Writer, producer|
|"When I Look into Your Eyes"||Writer, producer|
|2011||Morgan Taylor Reid||Brighter – EP||"Back in Time"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|"Brighter"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|"Where Do I Even Start?"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|Sean Douglas||If We're Dying...||"Unconditional"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|South Jordan||Keep Calm and Carry On||"Picking Up The Pieces"||Writer, producer|
|"Live Laugh Love"||Producer|
|2010||Morgan Taylor Reid||Simply Human – EP||"Brighter"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|"One"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|"Simply Human"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|"Stay Where You Are"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|"Touch"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|"When Your Heart Is Able"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|2009||Bluebox||Thoughts in Motion – EP||"All You Are"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|"Clarity"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|"Close All The Doors"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|"Save A Day"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
|"Started A Fire"||Writer, producer, Mixer|
- Grammy Awards
|Year||Nominee / work||Award||Result|
|2019||Head Over Heels||Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical||Nominated|
- "Morgan Taylor Reid - Music Lounge - ABC.com". Abc.go.com. Retrieved 2011-08-01.
- "Nick Carter Twitter Update". October 3, 2012. Retrieved November 2, 2012.
On our way to work to write with Prophet and Morgan. Wish us luck.
- "Music Connection Digital Edition". Musicconnection.com. Retrieved 2011-08-01.
- "ARTIST DIRECT "7Lions Turn Heads Over "L.A. Kings/Born 2 Run" Stanley Cup Theme"". Retrieved June 20, 2012.
- Schneider, Marc (November 19, 2012). "Backstreet Boys Are 'Halfway There' to First Indie Album". Billboard. Retrieved November 20, 2012.
- Lewis, Casey (November 24, 2014). "Meet Grace Mitchell: The Teen Poised to Be the Next Banks". Vice. Retrieved March 14, 2015.