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Selena Gomez: The Genius Way She Recorded ‘Rudderless’ Soundtrack

Fri, October 17, 2014 5:49pm EDT by 3 Comments

There is no denying that Selena Gomez can sing, but in a new interview her ‘Rudderless’ director, William H. Macy revealed that she recorded her song for the soundtrack after only hearing it twice!

It sounds like Selena Gomez, 22, definitely impressed her Rudderless director, William H. Macy, 64! On the Oct. 15, episode of The Talk, the iconic film-maker gushed over the “Come And Get It” singers musical ear and revealed that she recorded the song, “Hold On” for the film’s soundtrack after only hearing it twice!

Selena Gomez ‘Rudderless’ Soundtrack — Records ‘Hold On’ After Hearing It Twice

During the interview, William reveals that he met the singer for the first time when she was heading into the studio to record the track, “Hold On.” He said, “No first time, she sings a song in the thing and she showed up at Charlton Pettus‘s, who wrote the music and I said, ‘so pleased to meet you and did you get the song.”‘

To William’s surprise, she had not received the song yet! He said, “She said ‘no’ and we are there to record and we are on and indie budget so we had nine minutes.”

He continues, “I was beside myself and she says, ‘don’t worry about it.’ She listened to the song twice and went in and recorded it. She’s that good.”

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So sweet! The iconic director then went on to gush over his daughters, Georgia and Sofia who attended the premiere in Los Angeles. He said, “They like the red carpet, they like the clothes, they upstaged Selena Gomez.” He then laughed and said, “You’ve got to be pretty good-looking to do that!”

How Selena Gomez Is Keeping Her Mind Off Of Justin Bieber

Clearly Selena is throwing herself back into her work after she took some time off, but a source told HollywoodLife.com exclusively that the singer is doing everything to keep her mind off of Justin Bieber, 20!

Our source said, “She’s asked all her friends not to mention his name and she says if she brings him up they should remind her that she doesn’t want to talk about him. She even made up a code word — ‘pineapple.’ That’s what everyone is supposed to say if she tries to talk about Justin!”

“It’s one day at a time for her, because it is very, very hard,” our source revealed.”It might seem stupid to everyone else but she loves Justin and not being with him is very painful for her.” That’s not all! She is also doing everything in her power not to see him. Our insider revealed, “she’s trying to stay offline, she’s keeping her TV off, she’s trying everything she can to shield herself from the drama,”

What do YOU think, HollywoodLifers? Are you impressed with Selena’s musical talents? Let us know your thoughts below!

— Caitlin Beck

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