Song Writing

The art of songwriting truly happens when a song bypasses the mind and touches the soul.

Think about it, the profound and evergreen feeling that rushes through you when you hear a song so memorable, you know deep down in your heart “This one’s gonna stay with me for a long long time” . The novelty of the sensation, the thrill! trust me, i can relate. Let me tell you a lil secret, when i was …

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A songwriters best friend is the critic.

I find it ironic that something this obvious needs to be stated. However, this shouldn’t surprise you because people in general fear criticism, songwriters included. Folks! as a songwriter keen on developing your songwriting skills, criticsm must be your best buddy.While there are many paths to growth as a songwriter, a non biased, brutal criticism would get you there faster …

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Good songwriters don’t just listen to songs they learn from the writer.

Interestingly, there are golden nuggets of songwriting lessons tucked away in the lyrics and lines of some of our favorite or least favorite songs. As a budding songwriter listening to well written and composed songs provides you with one of the most amazing opportunities to grow as a songwriter. However, while a mere music listener has the luxury of listening …

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