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Rachel Goodrich Working With Superstar Producer Greg Wells

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Last year, we declared local singer/songwriter Rachel Goodrich "You're New Favorite Singer," then New York Times featured her prominently in a story about Miami's emerging music scene. And now the Miami Herald reports that Goodrich will be going in the studio in July with L.A. songwriter and producer Greg Wells. In case you're not aware, Wells has worked with Pink, Katy Perry, Natasha Bedingfield, Rufus Wainwright and more.

From the profile the Herald ran Monday, it seems that Wells understands that Goodrich isn't your conventional pop singer. He says to the paper, "Her writing is 10 steps ahead of what most people are doing. Even though it's not super commercial, I think the music is so good it might actually be a hit. The music becomes so infectious, and there's a confidence and a silliness that's so great.''

So we guess we won't be hearing Goodrich singing about kissing girls and the taste of cherry ChapStick any time soon.

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Jose D. Duran has been the associate web editor of Miami New Times since 2008. He's the voice and strategist behind the publication's eyebrow-raising Facebook and Twitter feeds. He has also been reporting on Miami's music, entertainment, and cultural scenes since 2006, previously through sites such as MiamiNights.com and OnBeat.com. He earned his BS in journalism with a minor in art history from the University of Florida. He's a South Florida native and will be a Miami resident as long as climate change permits and the temperature doesn't drop below 60 degrees.
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