NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The season finale to the critically acclaimed scripted musical podcast Make It Up As We Go, created by Scarlett Burke and Audio Up Media CEO Jared Gutstadt, has released today from Audio Up Media through iHeartRadio and everywhere else podcasts are heard. In conjunction, Audio Up and Sony Music Nashville today released the official podcast soundtrack featuring an elite class of country music’s finest including: acclaimed singer, songwriter, actor, co-creator and director of the series, Scarlett Burke; multi-platinum, award-winning country-music superstar and series executive producer Miranda Lambert; chart-topping country singer, Lindsay Ell; Valory Music artist Tyler Rich; and GRAMMY®-nominated songwriter and producer, Nicolle Galyon. Lambert’s triumphant new track “Champion” (written by Galyon, Gutstadt, Burke and Jeff Peters) premiered today in the series finale and is also featured on the soundtrack. Listen to the season finale episode HERE. Get the full soundtrack HERE.
Make It Up As We Go released October 9th to wide critical praise and has since surpassed an impressive 500k streams over the course of its eight episode run. Make It Up As We Go tells the story of aspiring young singer-songwriter Charlotte Sayles, played by Burke, who pursues a career in the music industry and navigates the legendary writers rooms of Nashville’s country music publishers. Written by David Hudgins (Friday Night Lights, Parenthood and Game of Silence) and Brooks Hudgins, Make It Up As We Go’s high profile cast also includes Billy Bob Thornton, Dennis Quaid, Craig RobinsonBobby BonesBre Blair and Michael Raymond-James. Lindsay Ell and Miranda Lambert make appearances as themselves in addition to contributing original music. Get all episodes HERE.
Along with the soundtrack release today (produced by Jared Gutstadt), Sony Music Nashville has generated a fun quiz titled “What ‘Make It Up As We Go’ character are you?” Fans will take the quiz and receive their own generated Spotify playlist based on who you are HERE. In addition to this, Audio Up and Sony Music Nashville have partnered together for a livestream event from ‘Make It Up As We Go’ cast members on a forthcoming date. Select fans will be given the opportunity to join the livestream and ask questions to the cast. Enter to win for your chance to be a part of this special HERE. More details to come!
1. “Make It Up As We Go” – Scarlett Burke
2. “Champion” – Miranda Lambert
3. “Workin’ Out” – Lindsay Ell
4. “My Dove” – Scarlett Burke
5. “Dream Small” – Scarlett Burke
6. “Here’s Lookin’ at You” – Scarlett Burke
7. “Poison” – Scarlett Burke
8. “Back Alley Boo” – Scarlett Burke
9. “Breathe” – Scarlett Burke Feat. Tyler Rich

Born in Amarillo, Texas, Scarlett Burke began studying acting as well as writing songs on her mom’s guitar at the age of 12 and has since written for Miranda Lambert, Lindsay Ell, Tyler Rich and composed music for some of the biggest campaigns in advertising; including Taco Bell’s Chasing Gold ad starring Darren Criss, (which moved their stock price) as well as a triple spot Zillow campaign. Her scores have been nominated for “Best Country Music Track” and “Best Americana Artist” by the Production Music Association and have been heard on countless Netflix, ABC, CBS, and Fox series. As an actor she’s appeared on Showtime’s Ray Donovan, Lethal Weapon on Fox, and TNT’S Animal Kingdom. Burke is the co-creator, director and executive producer of the first of its kind, scripted country music series, Make It Up As We Go, available now from Audio Up Media. She stars as Charlotte, an aspiring young songwriter who pursues a career in the music industry, alongside country luminaries like Miranda Lambert, Lindsay Ell, and Bobby Bones, as well as Billy Bob Thornton, Dennis Quaid, and a who’s who of the Nashville music scene. The podcast features an original soundtrack, written and performed by the Texas native.  
Audio Up Media is a podcast content production studio, housing a world of audio-based properties. Founded by CEO Jared Gutstadt (formerly of Jingle Punks), Audio Up is building an ecosystem of premium entertainment content within the music and audio space. From fictional scripted podcasts, including original musicals, to one-on-one interview formats, Audio Up’s goal is to create a new and innovative form of content. Current properties include the riveting top 20 true crime podcast, Where The Bodies Are Buried, and emerging pet culture podcast, The Pet Show with host Jimmy Jellinek. Their upcoming slate of projects includes Make It Up As We Go with Miranda Lambert, Lindsay Ell, Bobby Bones, Billy Bob Thornton and Scarlett Burke; and Halloween in Hell, starring Machine Gun Kelly, 24KGoldn and iann dior.
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