SONGWRITING

With over 275 songs recorded, 20 top ten singles internationally, and 30 million albums sold, Jeff enjoys a successful career as a songwriter.

Artists as diverse as Placido Domingo, The Temptations, ‘NSYNC and Dianne Reeves have recorded Jeff’s songs. His extensive film and television credits include Never Saw Blue Like That, sung by Shawn Colvin in The Runaway Bride. His first release was Taylor Dayne’s worldwide hit, Don’t Rush Me, in 1987.

Jeff stays contemporary by working with established artists and producers, as well as up-and-coming performers. He travels from Nashville to London, Los Angeles and New York to perform and collaborate. Jeff has two songs on  Island/Decca artist Rhys Lewis's Things I Chose To RememberBe Your Man (50 Million Streams) and Under the Sun which was recently released. The Voice of Holland winner Dennis van Aarssen is releasing Jeff's single Meet Me in Miami on August 14th followed up but Dennis's 2nd album featuring 6 of Jeff's songs this coming fall. Jeff's song Can't Feel The Rain which he co-wrote with Rhys Lewis for Jordan Grace will be released this fall. The producer is Luca Schreiner to be released onUltra Records.

ALBUM AND SINGLE RELEASES
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La Tua Semplicità, on Amore Infinito

La Tua Semplicità, on Amore Infinito

Performed by Josh Groban and Placido Domingo, inspired by the poetry of Pope John Paul II

The Only Gift, ‘NSYNC

The Only Gift, ‘NSYNC

On the Home for the Holidays album, 8X platinum

Hoops of Fire, The Temptations

Hoops of Fire, The Temptations

On Milestone

Christmas Morning, Hayley Westenra

Christmas Morning, Hayley Westenra

Also Peace Shall Come and All With You, on Winter Magic

I Don’t Want To Spend One... 'NSYNC

I Don’t Want To Spend One... 'NSYNC

On Platinum Christmas, (2X Platinum) and Now That's What I Call Christmas (3x Platinum)

I Survived You, Clay Aiken

I Survived You, Clay Aiken

On Measure Of A Man, Triple Platinum album

Shine, Elvis Blue

Shine, Elvis Blue

Plus 8 additional songs on Optics

When You Know, Dianne Reeves

When You Know, Dianne Reeves

Title Track

Burn, Van Velsen

Burn, Van Velsen

On Unwind, a Top 5 single in The Netherlands, plus 1 additional song

Don't Rush Me, Taylor Dayne

Don't Rush Me, Taylor Dayne

#2 Pop Hit, Multi-Platinum album

The Gift Is You, Will and Anthony

The Gift Is You, Will and Anthony

Plus one song

Febra de Amore, Tania Mara

Febra de Amore, Tania Mara

On Tania Mara, released in Brazil

Lifeline, Elvis Blue

Lifeline, Elvis Blue

Also That’s What We Do, and Not Gonna Say Goodbye on the album Journey

Someday I’ll Fly, G.E.M.

Someday I’ll Fly, G.E.M.

On Xposed, a #1 single in Hong Kong

Everyday Is Christmas, Do

Everyday Is Christmas, Do

A Christmas single in the Netherlands

You've Got a Way, Kathy Troccoli

You've Got a Way, Kathy Troccoli

Appearing on Kathy's Pure Attraction album, a #8 Adult Contemporary single

All That Matters, Louise

All That Matters, Louise

On Woman in Me, Top 10 single in UK

Love Was Never Meant to Die, Kathy Troccoli

Love Was Never Meant to Die, Kathy Troccoli

On the Pure Attraction album: #1 Christian song, Dove award, nom. for Best Song of the Year

Life is Beautiful, Raven Symone

Life is Beautiful, Raven Symone

On This Is My Time

Keep the Faith, Irma Thomas

Keep the Faith, Irma Thomas

On The Story Of My Life

I Survived You, Natalia

I Survived You, Natalia

On Everything and More

Feel That Natural, Jennifer Brown on In My Garden

Feel That Natural, Jennifer Brown on In My Garden

On In My Garden

Red Light Green Light, Nikki Webster

Red Light Green Light, Nikki Webster

A single from the album Follow Your Heart

Looked Into The Wings, Engelbert Humperdinck

Looked Into The Wings, Engelbert Humperdinck

On the album Released

Gonna Give You Something, Martina Balogova

Gonna Give You Something, Martina Balogova

On I Am Not Here, released in Hungary

Nel Buio Dentro Me, Jacky Cheung

Nel Buio Dentro Me, Jacky Cheung

On Wake Up Dreaming, released in Hong Kong

Raspberry Pie, Nakanomori Band

Raspberry Pie, Nakanomori Band

Top 5 single in Japan

Strawberry Kisses, Nikki Webster

Strawberry Kisses, Nikki Webster

On Follow Your Heart, #2 Pop hit in Australia, plus RED fundraiser

Beijo Molhado (Strawberry Kisses), Rouge

Beijo Molhado (Strawberry Kisses), Rouge

On Remixes, 2X Platinum in Brazil

Burn (Z Glob Duszy), Andrzej Piaseczny

Burn (Z Glob Duszy), Andrzej Piaseczny

On Jednym Tchem, a #1 single in Poland

FILM & TELEVISION SOUNDTRACKS
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Never Saw Blue..., in Runaway Bride

Never Saw Blue..., in Runaway Bride

Performed by Shawn Colvin

Life is Beautiful, Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen

Life is Beautiful, Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen

Performed by Jill Gioia

Melt Away in Deja Vu

Melt Away in Deja Vu

Performed by Love of Life Orchestra

Independence Day, Touched by an Angel Soundtrack

Independence Day, Touched by an Angel Soundtrack

Performed by Imani Coppola

Never Saw Blue..., in Dawson's Creek

Never Saw Blue..., in Dawson's Creek

Performed by Shawn Colvin

When You Know, in Serendipity

When You Know, in Serendipity

Performed by Shawn Colvin

Who Needs a Miracle, in Dear God

Who Needs a Miracle, in Dear God

Performed by Mercedes Hall

Hoops of Fire, in Barbershop 2

Hoops of Fire, in Barbershop 2

Performed by The Temptations

Watch Me Fly, in Gray Matters

Watch Me Fly, in Gray Matters

He Ain't Mr. Right, in Fort McCoy

He Ain't Mr. Right, in Fort McCoy

© 2018 by Jeff Franzel