11 Facts About Anderson East


Anderson East's song "Satisfy Me" was released in March 2015 and received consistent radio airplay.


Anderson East wrote his first song, called "Brains", which he played at his 7th grade talent show.


Anderson East's grandfather was a Baptist preacher, his father sang in the church choir, and his mother played the piano in church when he was young.


Anderson East attended college in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, at Middle Tennessee State University, studying to become a music engineer.


Anderson East then began recording under the name Anderson East with the release of an EP titled Fire Demos.


Anderson East's self-released debut album, Flowers of the Broken Hearted in 2012, was made up of two records: one record which he recorded in Los Angeles with producer Chris Seefried and session players Charlie Gillingham, Don Heffington and Rob Wasserman, and a second recorded in Nashville with Tim Brennan and Daniel Scobey.


Anderson East funded the record as a PledgeMusic project, with a percentage of the proceeds going to Water Aid, a nonprofit organization that brings water to communities that do not have clean drinking water.

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In 2017, Anderson East appeared on the Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack album, performing the track "What Would It Take" which he co-wrote with Aaron Raitere.


Anderson East covered Brandi Carlile's song "Josephine" to be included for her charity album Cover Stories.


On December 28,2015, Us Weekly and People confirmed that Anderson East was dating country singer Miranda Lambert.


Anderson East co-wrote two songs with Lambert for her 2016 album, The Weight of These Wings, and he provides background vocals on another song of hers called.