The Art of the ‘Jade’ (2017) interview with al janeed, Bryce Scott, and Scott’s brother

JADE BUBBY SCOTT: You can’t get to this stage without looking at the work.

You’re like, “How the hell am I going to write that?”

JADE SCOTT, ON JADE BRUNSWICK: I’m not the one who has to do it.

I’m the one that gets to do that.

JADE: It’s a different process.

It’s not like I get to have this amazing vision of how I’m going to do something, and then I can be like, oh, this is the story, I don’t have to do anything.

That’s how it works with this, because you can’t be like “Okay, I’m gonna write this song, but what am I gonna do about this”?

JADE.SCOTT: The songwriting process for me is like, it’s like the opposite of a writing process.

JERRY BUCKLEY: It feels like an apprenticeship.

It feels very rewarding.

Jade.SCOTTS: You don’t really feel like you’re in the process.

You know you’re doing this for a reason, and it feels really good to just be doing this.

JESSE LAMAR: I would say that if I was to go back in time and do it over again, it would probably be the same.

You’ve just got to go in with a different mindset.

I would definitely have an easier time doing it if I didn’t have this weird expectation that I have to write the song that way.

That was kind of a big thing for me, and that was kind to the point, and I kind of put it down.

JENNY TANCO: I think it’s a lot more fun if you can say, “Oh, that’s the song.

That song is my idea.

It has to be this way.”

JENRY BECK: It seems to be an essential part of what I do.

It just felt like it needed to be in the song, and at that point, I kind