Ted Bruner
12,000 feet high above Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.

Howdy. I'm a songwriter originally from St. Louis, Missouri. I guess my professional music career began in college when my band Colony signed a deal with MCA/Universal Records. After touring the US & Canada and one more record deal, I moved to Los Angeles to try songwriting for Rondor/Universal Music Publishing. It's there that I started writing and producing with up-and-coming artists, making friends in the music biz along the way.

After writing & producing a string of songs with Katy Perry, Selena Gomez, and Miley Cyrus, I moved to Warner Chappell Publishing. There I began landing songs on rock radio, including my first #1 single. I currently reside at Kobalt Music Publishing, and live with my girlfriend Tess and our cat Solo in Boulder, Colorado, exploring these crazy mountains & writing with artists from around the world.


I manage myself, so feel free to contact me at tedbrunermusic@gmail.com. Below are some of the songs I've written & produced.

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Ted Bruner,Katy Perry
Katy Perry asleep in the studio under her pizza blanket.


Katy Perry
One of the Boys album (Capitol Records)

"Lost"                       co-writer/producer
"I Think I'm Ready"    co-writer/producer






Ted Bruner,Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez and I after recording at Universal.

Selena Gomez
Kiss and Tell album (Hollywood Records)

"Kiss and Tell"        co-writer/co-producer
"Falling Down"       co-writer/co-producer  (1st single)
"Stop and Erase"    co-writer/co-producer
"Crush"                  co-writer/co-producer





Three Days Grace,Matt Walst,Neil Sanderson,Barry Stock,Brad Walst,Ted Bruner
Writing with Three Days Grace in Nashville.

Three Days Grace
Human (RCA Records)

"Fallen Angel"   co-writer  (4th single)








Ted Bruner,Joey Moi,Matt Walst
Writing with Matt Walst & Joey Moi for MDD in Vancouver.

My Darkest Days
Self-Titled album (IDJ/Mercury)

"Pornstar Dancing"       co-writer  (#1 rock single)
"Set it on Fire"             co-writer
"Fucked up Situation"   co-writer





Ted Bruner,Gina Schock,Trey Vittetoe
Writing with Trey Vitteteo & Gina Schock for Miley & Selena.

Miley Cyrus
Breakout album (Hollywood Records)

"Breakout"   co-writer






Ted Bruner,Jessie James
Jessie James and I writing in Venice Beach.


Jessie James
Self-Titled album (IDJ/Mercury)

"Bullet"                   co-writer/co-producer
"Girl Next Door"      co-writer/co-producer







Ted Bruner, Austin John,Hinder,Austin Winkler
Writing with Austin from Hinder in Venice Beach.

Hinder
All American Nightmare (Universal Records)

"Good Life"   co-writer







Ted Bruner,Kesha
Writing about love & aliens with Kesha at Universal.


Kesha

"Aliens Invading"   co-writer / producer
"True Love"           co-writer / producer
"Lost Weekend"    co-writer








Ted Bruner,Matt Walst
MDD's Matt Walst & I in the Vancouver snow.
My Darkest Days
Sick & Twisted Affair (IDJ/Mercury)

"Casual Sex"                  co-writer  (1st single)
"Sick & Twisted Affair"  co-writer  (2nd single)
"Again"                         co-writer
"Rolling Stoned"            co-writer





Ted Bruner,Cavo
Writing with Cavo in Venice Beach.
Cavo
Thick as Thieves album (Eleven Seven)

"Thick as Thieves"   co-writer  (1st single)
"California"            co-writer
"Ready to Go"         co-writer








Ted Bruner,Tom Higgenson,Tommy Cantillon
Plain White T's Tom Higgenson with Tommy Cantillon & I
 at Hotel Cafe in Hollywood.




Plain White T's
Hey There Delilah album (Fearless Records)

"Down the Road"   co-writer







Ted Bruner,Pete Wentz,Bebe Rexha
Writing with Pete Wentz & Bebe Rexha in Venice Beach.

Bebe Rexha
(Warner Bros)
"Lemme Lemme Out"   co-writer



Ted Bruner,Bowling For Soup,Ohio

Bowling For Soup
A Hangover You Don't Deserve (Jive Records)
"Ohio"   co-writer  (3rd single)








Ted Bruner,Marie Digby
Writing with Marie Digby in Venice Beach.

Marie Digby
Unfold album (Hollywood Records)

"Spell"          co-writer
"Kolewa"       co-writer
"Girlfriend"   co-writer
"Fool"           co-writer









Ted Bruner,James Durbin
Lunch with American Idol Finalist James Durbin.
James Durbin
Celebrate album (Wind Up Records)

"Celebrate"                       co-writer
"Children Under the Sun"   co-writer
"Real Love"                       co-writer








Ted Bruner,Jessie James
Recording Jessie in Venice Beach.

Jessie James Decker
Comin Home album (19 Entertainment)

"Breakin Your Heart"   co-writer / producer
"Diary"                       co-writer / producer
"Girls Night"                 co-writer / producer








Ted Bruner,Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez in the studio at Universal.


Selena Gomez
Wizards of Waverly Place (Disney)

"Magic"    co-producer






Ted Bruner,Natalie Walker

Natalie Walker
Spark album (Dorado)

"Cool Kids"                co-writer / producer
"I Found You"             co-writer
"Sunday Afternoon"   co-writer
"Against the Wall"      co-writer







Ted Bruner,Amy Meredith
Amy Meredith's Joel & Christian enjoying Mao's in Venice Beach.

Amy Meredith
(Sony Australia)

"Under My Skin"     co-writer
"Golden Crucifix"   co-writer
"Miss You"               co-writer






Ted Bruner,Delta Goodrem
Writing with Delta Goodrem at her home in Hollywood.



Delta Goodrem
(Sony Australia)

"Leave You With Love"   co-writer








Ted Bruner,The Action Design
The Action Design
(Pop Smear Records)

"Landmines"           co-writer
"10 Feet of Snow"   co-writer






Ted Bruner.Shut Up StellaShut Up Stella
(Epic Records)

"Light it Up"                   co-writer
"Welcome to My Pary"   co-writer
"On My Bed"                   co-writer
"These are the Days"    co-writer
"Waiting For You"          co-writer




Ted Bruner,Genevieve,Genevieve Schatz
Recording with Genevieve in Venice Beach.

Genevieve
(Wind Up Records)

"The Enemy"   co-writer








Ted Bruner,Kate McGill
Writing with Kate McGill in Hollywood. 

Kate McGill
Replaced album

"The Key"   co-writer









Colony,John Stuller,Ted Bruner,Matt Hickenbotham,Jon Armstrong
My old band Colony: John Stuller, me, Matt Hickenbotham, & Jon Armstrong.



Colony
Siren album (MCA/Universal Records)

Entire album    co-writer






Andy Conrad,Ted Bruner,Colony
Colony bassist Andy Conrad relaxing at an after-show party.


Colony
Who I Wanted to Be album (Beyond Music)

Entire album    co-writer







Ted Bruner
Indie album I created with some friends.



TED
Self-Titled album

Entire album    co-writer/producer







Ted Bruner

Baby Mama Movie Soundtrack
(Universal)

"Welcome to My Party"   co-writer










Ted Bruner


Rat Race Movie Soundtrack
(Beyond Music)

"Happy"   co-writer







Random shots:

Ted Bruner,The Go Go's,Timothy B Schmidt,Jon Bon Jovi,Miles Copeland
Writing with at Miles Copeland's Castle in France with The Go Go's,
Timothy B Schmidt, & Jon Bon Jovi (& my eyes are closed on the left.)







Ron Moss, Josh Freese, Marie Digby & I at Henson Studios,







Ted Bruner,LIT
Getting lit with LIT in Venice Beach.







Ted Bruner,Bebe Rexha
Writing with Bebe Rexha on the beach in Venice.







Ted Bruner,Bella and Lilly
Writing with Bella & Lilly in Colorado.







Recording with Jason McEntire at Sawhorse Studio in St. Louis, MO.






Ted Bruner, CU Denver
Speaking to students at CU Denver.







Ted Bruner,Josh Freese,Trey Vittetoe
Me, Josh Freese, & Trey Vittetoe at The Village Recorder studios.







Greg Sowders, Scott Francis, me, and Blue Hamilton at Warner Chappell.






Simon Collins,Jon Armstrong,Ted Bruner,Matt Hickenbotham,John Stuller,Colony
Simon Collins from MCA with my old band in Malibu.