Reach songwriter Teddy Geiger, whose credits include four radio smashes with Shawn Mendes (‘Stitches,’ ‘Mercy,’ ‘Treat You Better’ and ‘Nothin’ Holding Me Again’) as well as melodies written for or with DJ Snake, Tiesto and Wayne Blunt, is transitioning.
On Oct. 27, the 29-year-old taken care of immediately a enthusiast who asked about their changing appearance on Instagram.
“Okay…because u asked perfectly…I am transitioning,” Teddy replied. “I began talking about it with a couple of my close friends and family in regards to a month ago and it’s really given me the courage to start out the process. Personally i think like the next thing is to see all y’all. So here, it runs.
“Love it or hate [it] this is who I have been for a looooong time. I really like u guys. Discussion sooooon byeeee.”
Lately, the hitmaker and sometime acting professional (Teddy has had roles in the Royal Pains and 2008 Rainn Wilson vehicle The Rocker) appeared at the Grammy Museum where they performed the melody ‘Mercy’ single on piano and participated in a -panel about songwriting. The Oct. 18 event also highlighted freelance writers Oak Felder, Dave Bassett and Busbee.
Teddy was a significant label artist back 2006 when they released an recording on Columbia Data and was swiftly labeled another big thing. Teddy’s debut recording, ‘Underage Thinking,’ come to No. 8 on the Billboard 200 albums graph, and featured the singles ‘For You I’LL (Assurance)’ and ‘These Wall surfaces,’ but didn’t pick up momentum.
In 2013, Teddy self-released ‘The Last Fears’ through iTunes and Spotify.
As the transition announcement gained multimedia attention, Teddy distributed a message of gratitude.
“Woke up to a lot love,” they captioned a shot in bed. “I’ve the best friends.”