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Music & Songwriting

How to Write a Song – Part Three – Imagery & Repetition

How do I create imagery in songwriting?

How to write a song - part three - imagery and repetition in songwriting.

How to Write a Song – Part Two – Lyrics, Theme, Title

How do I write the best song lyrics?

How to write a song - part two - title, lyrics, and theme of songwriting.

When writing lyrics, the first rule is never to take yourself too seriously.

Don’t fall into the trap of thinking all your lyrics must be deeply profound or meaningful to… Continue reading

How to Write a Song – Part One – Methods & Formula

The Nuts & Bolts of Songwriting

How to write a song - the basics of how to get started - Part One.

A song can be broken down into four constituent elements.

  1. Words – or Lyrics – which are sung along to a:
  2. Melody – which is the part of a tune you hum… Continue reading