Natasha Bedingfield reveals her hit song 'Unwritten' was inspired by the Beatles

Natasha Bedingfield has revealed that 'Unwritten' was inspired by the Beatles and her younger brother.



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Natasha Bedingfield's 'Unwritten' was inspired by the Beatles.

The 42-year-old pop star enjoyed huge success with her 2004 single, and she's now revealed the inspirations behind her chart-topping track.

Natasha told the Guardian newspaper: "I was whisked off to Los Angeles to work with songwriting mentors, which upped my game but meant I missed my younger brother Joshua’s 14th birthday. I hadn’t had a moment to send him a gift, so I decided to write him a song. 'Unwritten' was written with a 14-year-old in mind.

"At that age, you’re desperate to be taken seriously but at the same time everyone is asking what you’re going to do. There’s this huge pressure to map out your future.

"'Unwritten' started as a poem. Then I found the right songwriter in Danielle Brisebois - who’d had amazing experiences as a child actor and in the band New Radicals. She helped me with the idea that every child is a blank page and can write their own future.

"We recorded it in Venice Beach. For the verse, I had the Beatles’ Indian period in my mind."