Song Anatomy – Mistakes to Avoid – Best Practices


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What does it take to make a great song?  This video provides an overview of the various elements that goes into making a great song.

Each of the item presented when incorporated in your songwriting will help you write better songs.  Here is what is covered in this presentation…

  1. Start with a Great Title
  2. Catchy Hook
  3. Lyrics with a Universal Topic
  4. Melody a Common Person Can Sing
  5. Rhyming Scheme
  6. Song Structure Build Strong Songs
  7. Chord Progressions
  8. Set a Time Limit
  9. Production and Presentation

Failure to include any one of these vital elements can cause your song to be weak.  Your comments are welcome.

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Songwritng Flow Chart - Song Anatomy

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  2. Crinn says:

    I would just like to thank you for such great information! I have a Songwriting website with the intentions of selling song rights someday….I appreciate your site!!! You Guys are wonderfully generous to not be charging for your instruction, and at the same time, leaving encouragement for aspiring Writers! Thanks again!

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