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Songwriting Tips to Help You Start Writing Songs

November 25th, 2013 by

Man on a rock thinking how to Start writing songsCreate a system to organize your ideas.

Creative people can have trouble trying to stay organized. Being organized will help you start writing songs. Here is a suggestion to help you compile your ideas.

  • Get a large box and pile in every matchbook cover, every bar napkin, every scrap of paper, everything on which you ever scribbled a scrap of lyric or an idea.
  • Get some large manila envelopes and categorize all the bits of ideas that you have, one envelope labeled “Ballad Ideas”, the next labeled “Rock Ideas”, etc. This will help you when you sit down by yourself or with your team to begin writing. (more…)
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  • Songwriter Tip:

    As with the chorus, not all songs have — or need — a bridge. When a bridge is used, it is musically and lyrically transitional (unlike a chorus, it doesn’t sound complete alone) and it occurs in the latter half of the song. A bridge takes the song in a different direction — adding new lyrical information and new music that will once again bring the listener back to the hook. A bridge may be referred to as a ‘B’ section or as a ‘C’ section, depending on the song form used.