by Suman Gupta
-Songwriters Invited to Sail to Alaska On Board Norwegian Joy
to Launch the Brand’s First-Ever Global Music Library-
MUMBAI (Sep, 2019) – Norwegian Cruise Line, the innovator in global cruise travel, in partnership with multi-platinum recording artist and songwriter Andy Grammer, hosted its first songwriters cruise as part of the company’s new ‘Free the Beat’ program, a music platform for curated music content inspired by the world’s most beautiful destinations.
On Aug. 17, 2019, six songwriters from Family Affair Productions embarked on a seven-day Alaska voyage from Seattle aboard Norwegian Joy, with Grammer serving as their host and mentor.
Julian Bunetta known for “Center Point Road” by Thomas Rhett, “Girl” by Maren Morris, and “Story of My Life” by One Direction
Liza Owen known for “Airplane Pt. 2” by BTS, “Somebody New” by Cedric Gervais and “Nightmares and Dreams” by After the Rain
Ian Franzino known for “Flicker” by Niall Horan, “Made in the A.M.” by One Direction and “Remedy” by Alesso
Andrew Hass known for “Can’t Stay Mad” by Danielle Bradbery, “Wolves” by One Direction and “O.D.D” by Hey Violet
John Ryan known for “Wait” by Maroon 5, “Slow Hands” by Niall Horan and “Two Ghosts” by Harry Styles
Shungudzo Kuyimba known for “It Won’t Kill Ya” by The Chainsmokers, “Toast to our Differences” by Rudimental and “Come on Back from Fifty Shades Free” by Shungudzo