I think the true test of a pop song for me and I’ve talked to a lot of other writers about this is you take your demo you pop it in your car and you drive down Sunset Blvd. to Santa Monica and that’s the Hollywood car test.

Ryan Tedder Car Quote

I live in Los Angeles which is the second most polluted city in the world and I wake up in the morning to dirt all over my window.

Ryan Tedder Morning Quote