LYNN CAREY SAYLOR
All words and music on 10 of 11 songs on this endorsed artist's modern Rock/Pop CD "YOU LIKE IT CLEAN" are written entirely by her and she tackles such weighty subjects as racial tolerance (on her award winning song "IF WE BELIEVE" featuring BRIAN MAY of QUEEN) and drunk driving (on the emotional heavy rock ballad "I WASN'T A FRIEND"), but never seems to be preaching to you. Her songwriting style is one of thoughtful lyrics, expressive melodies, big dramatic chorus hooks, lush background harmonies and full bodied instrumentation, set off by modern production.
Queen's Brian May also appears on the lone cover tune on "You Like It Clean", the 1984 smash hit for Pat Benatar, "WE BELONG." Lynn's version of the song boasts not only Brian May, but also the songwriters of the song, Eric Lowen and Dan Navarro. For those who know Pat Benatar's big ballad interpretation of the song, there will be some surprise as to Lynn's much more rocked up arrangement of the song, a departure that was designed to set it apart from Pat's version and also to reflect Lynn's style and showcase the rock guitar sound and style of guitar legend Brian May, who plays both lead and rhythm guitar on the song.
In addition to Brian May and the writers of "We Belong", there are other musicians of note appearing on Lynn's record. They include STACY JONES (drums) and JAMIE ARENTZEN (guitar), frontman and guitarist respectively for popular rock band "American Hi-Fi" (best known for their 2002 hit single "Flavor Of The Weak"), CHRIS JOHNSON, programmer of the smash hit single for Evanescence, "Bring Me To Life", FRANK GRYNER, producer/programmer to many well-known artists such as Tommy Lee and Rob Zombie, DANNY MIRANDA, formerly the long time touring bassist of Blue Oyster Cult and recent tour bassist for Queen + Paul Rodgers, SASHA KRIVTSOV, former touring bassist for such artists as Vanessa Carlton and Billy Idol and a member of the house band of the CBS reality series "Rockstar Supernova", and drummer MARK SCHULMAN, who has toured or recorded with the likes of Cher, Foreigner, Pink, Stevie Nicks, Sheryl Crow and many other superstar artists.
The record was produced by SKIP SAYLOR and mixed by PAUL DAVID HAGER, who has mixed tracks for Pink, Avril Lavigne, The Donnas and many other well-known artists.
Lynn Carey Saylor is endorsed by world famous string manufacturer The Dean Markley Company, was the primary endorsement artist of SPG Guitars until the company's sale in 2008 and is currently the first FEMALE endorsed by Goodsell Amps, who endorses such well-known guitarists as Gilby Clarke (of former Guns n' Roses and Rockstar Supernova fame), Butch Walker (Epic artist and noted producer/songwriter for artists such as Pink, Avril Lavigne, American Hi-Fi and others) and Country superstar, Vince Gill. Advertisements featuring Lynn's image and name have appeared in such guitar related publications as Guitar World and Premier Guitar.
In the first several months of 2009, Lynn will be primarily focused on writing and recording a new album which will will be a departure from the Pop/Rock sound of "You Like It Clean" and feature a mix of Southern Rock, Pop/Country and Alt Country material. Expected release date is late Spring/early Summer 2009. In January 2009, one song slated to be on the new album ("Long Slow Kiss") was singled out for "Honorable Mention" in the Country category of the International songwriting contest at Songdoor.com amongst thousands of entries.
Lynn also writes songs for other artists and focuses primarily in the main genres of Rock, Pop and Country, although she has written hooks and lyrics for other genres including Hip Hop/Rap.