“Two lines into it, they were handing me tissues. It was more than I could have ever expected.”
– Danielle Billing
“I expected it to be one way in my head, but it was ten thousand times better!”
– Janaan Van Zante
“You write a story people want to hear.”
– James Rabe
- Your Love Story in a Song
- Your First Dance to Your Own Song
- A Gift She’ll Always Cherish
- A Gesture He’ll Never Forget
- A Priceless Heirloom
- Will Last Through Generations
- Hang On to the Memories
- Perfect for Wedding Planners
- Blow Your Competition Out of the Water
- Musical Message for your Non-Profit
- A Theme Song for your Corporation
- Live Performance at your Event
- Copies of the Song for All Employees
- Walk On Stage to Your Very Own Song
- Tracks to Compliment Chapters in Your Book
- Encourage Unity with Music
- Valentine’s Day
- Mother’s Day
- Father’s Day
- Remembrance or Wake
The possibilities are endless.
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Your Own Full-Length, Radio Quality Song
Turn an Idea into a Timeless Moment
- You tell us the basics of your story through a series of fun questions that will be sent to you.
- You connect with me, Ashley, or someone on my team (in person, online, or telephone) to go into more detail about special moments, inside jokes, important dates, and themes you may want included.
- We talk about your favorite songs and artists, and probably jam out to them.
- Your song takes shape through melody and lyrics.
- You review the song and give final approval for recording. This is a fun and interactive process.
- Your song is recorded in a professional studio. Talented musicians come in to play and sing your song.
- Finally, your song is mixed, and mastered for radio quality. Ready to enjoy.
- You receive a shiny, new-in-the-cellophane CD and a digital mp3 version of the song.
- Your custom artwork adorns the cover of your CD.
- You watch the reaction as you play the song for someone you love, for your employees, as you walk on stage, or at your next big celebration! This is truly a song you will treasure for years to come.
Recorded in a professional studio with live musicians.
Like a Kid Again
My Only One
The Rockstar Experience Includes:
-High Quality wav and mp3 of Your Song
-High Quality Instrumental Track of Your Song
-Your Song + Instrumental Track on CD
-Your CD Professionally Sealed, and Packaged with
Custom Album Artwork of Your Choice (up to 10 copies)
-A Full-Color Booklet Insert with Lyrics and Artwork
-Copyright and Licensing Available*
*additional fees apply
The A-List Experience Includes:
Everything Included in the Rockstar Experience
-Piano Sheet Music and/or Guitar Tabs of Your Song
-A Behind-the-Scenes Video of the Studio Experience
-Original Signed Lyric Sheet, Professionally Framed
-Custom Music Industry Plaque with a Photo, Laser Engraved Lyrics, and Dedication
-Personalized Music Movie Featuring Your Personal Images and Video
-Exclusive Live Performance at Your Special Event**†
**please book at least 3 months in advance for best scheduling options
†travel and lodging may be charged separately – to be arranged
Why should I order a custom song?
There are many reasons why you might want to order a custom song. Perhaps you’re getting married and want your own personalized song for your first dance. Maybe you want to give a gift to your spouse for an anniversary or Valentine’s Day. You may want a special song written in remembrance of a loved one that has passed on, or to welcome a new addition to your family. If you’re a speaker, author, or coach, think of how empowering it would be to walk out on stage to your very own theme song filled with inspiring lyrics. Ordering a custom song could be as simple as wanting to hear your story put into a melody.
How much does a custom song cost?
Pricing will vary depending on package and can be found HERE. Please contact us for rush pricing options.
How long does it take to get my song? How far in advance should I plan to have the song for my event?
The time it takes to create a song will vary depending on how many instruments are used, how soon your deadline is, and how quickly you give final approval on melody and lyrics. Once you’ve given final approval on lyrics and melody, it can take anywhere from 2 weeks to 8 weeks to complete the recording, editing, mixing, and mastering process. After this process, you’ll have immediate access to the digital content. You may have to wait another week or two for the CD to be created and shipped to you.
Ideally, you’ll want to order your custom song at least 2-3 months before your big event. Rush options are available and can be discussed via email or during your phone consultation.
What do I get when I order my custom song?
In the Rock Star Experience, you will receive a digital download of the radio ready song, as well as a CD in a jewel case with your custom artwork. You’ll also get an instrumental track to sing along to. In the A-List Experience, you’ll receive all of that plus sheet music or guitar tabs, a custom music industry plaque with laser engraved lyrics, a personalized music movie, and more (see each experience features in detail above -on this page)
Who owns the rights to the song?
Ashley will own the rights to any and all songs she writes and records. There are, however, options available to purchase the rights to your song, as well as mechanical and sync licenses. These options will be presented and discussed in full before beginning the songwriting experience.
Who will sing on the track?
Ashley is the vocalist for most custom songs, however, occasionally you may want a male vocalist, or YOU may want to be the vocalist! All of this can be discussed when you chat with Ashley during your consultation to determine how you want your song to sound. Ultimately, this is your song, and you’ll be able to choose.
Is there any type of song you can’t write?
Ashley specializes in pop, folk, country, and piano ballad songs. She selects songs to write based on the story behind the song and her connection to it. Please listen to music she’s written previously to get a feel for the style before purchasing.
Please note: We reserve the right to refuse song proposals that are vulgar in nature, contain profanity, or that discriminate against race, religion, sex, culture, or ethnicity.
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Ashley Ludlow, best known for her song, “All Grown Up”, is a nostalgic, indie pop/folk singer and songwriter. Her music inspires and encourages listeners to see the great value in life and the fantastic role they play in it. Ashley has been writing and composing original music for 20 years. She is self-taught on piano, guitar, and ukulele, plays the flute, and is always picking up a new instrument to try. She enjoys speaking on stage and teaching in workshops about the power of self-confidence, the value of practice, persistence and hard work. Ashley’s debut album, “Like A Kid Again”, was released on 1/7/17 and is now available on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, and Spotify. Her original song, “All Grown Up” is featured on radio stations like Utah’s FM 100’s Soft Sunday Sounds program.
Originally from Utah, Ashley has performed for hundreds of thousands of people at venues like Abravanel Hall, the LDS Conference Center, and the Cathedral de Madeleine. She has participated as a member of many mixed, a cappella, madrigal, and show choirs, including: the Salt Lake Children’s Choir, the Uintah Hi-Lites, the Ogden LDS Institute Choralaires, and the Mini-Cassia Chorale. In addition, Ashley has been cast in several live stage musicals; her favorite roles include: The Baker’s Wife in “Into the Woods” and Kala in “Disney’s Tarzan” at the King Fine Arts Center in Burley, Idaho.
Ashley has been married for 10 years and has four beautiful children with one more on the way. In her spare time she enjoys reading, crochet, volleyball, and traveling with her family.