Alex Forbes

Alex Forbes

Alex Forbes has written numerous hit singles, including "Don't Rush Me" for Taylor Dayne (#2 Pop, #3 Adult Contemporary, #6 Dance, ASCAP Pop Award), "You Are Water" for Hayley Westenra on the album Odyssey (#1 UK Classical/NZ Pop), "Nothin' My Love Can't Fix" for Joey Lawrence (#19 Pop), and "Too Turned On" for Alisha. Her songs have appeared in feature films (Déjà Vu, Off and RunningCookie, Cop and a Half, The Experts) and on television (Dance Moms, Make It Or Break ItAll My Children, Melrose Place, The Guiding Light, Beyond Chance). She is the author of the songwriting books Songlab and Write Songs Right Now (both Blackstone Audio). She has toured the U.S. and Europe in support of her two solo albums, released on independent labels. She has taught at New York University, the ASCAP Foundation, and the National Academy of Popular Music. She holds a BA from Stanford University, and was mentored by the legendary Doc Pomus.