- Sunset Blvd (song)
Name = Sunset Blvd.
from Album =
Livin' on the Run
Released = January 2005
Length = 4:38
Label = Velocity Records
Writer = Scott Grimes, Dave Harris
Producer = Tom Fletcher
Last single = "I Don't Even Mind"
This single = "Sunset Blvd"
Next single = "Livin' on the Run"
"Sunset Blvd" is a song by
Scott Grimes, which appears on his album, " Livin' on the Run". The single was written by Scott Grimesand Dave Harrisand produced by Tom Fletcher. The song climbed into the Top 20 of Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart in April 2005. The song remained in the Top 20 for 10 weeks without climbing higher than #18. "Sunset Blvd" tells the story of a young man who has dreams of making it big on Hollywood’s most famous street. The song has become an anthem to people in search of a dream.
Grimes and Harris have stated in interviews that they wrote the song in 20 minutes in early 1999.
The song was featured in a 2007 episode of "
American Dad" on the Fox Network. Grimes does the voice for the teen-aged Steve Smith. The episode was the " American Dream Factory".
The music video of "Sunset Blvd", directed by Bryan Pitcher. It stars
Jason Gray-Stanfordand Grimes and features many of Grimes’ family or friends. The song's co-writer, Dave Harris, is seen as a dock worker in the opening sequences to the video. Mickey Jonesalso appears in the video as Brian's boss.
* [http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&VideoID=5843751 "Sunset Blvd." Music video]
* [http://www.myspace.com/grimesharris Grimes & Harris MySpace page]
* [http://www.sweetslyrics.com/450095.Scott%20Grimes%20-%20Sunset%20Blvd..html Lyrics of "Sunset Blvd"]
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