How to write songs – Starting with lyrics

For many people often the most difficult task of songwriting is lyric writing. And with lyric writing often the most difficult part is knowing where to start. In this video I give you one technique I’ve found useful: Start at the end! Also I consider the features of language itself that we need to take into account as we try to shape words into lyrics.

Author: simpletunes2
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Published: 2011-08-08 01:13:36
4. How to write songs – Starting with lyrics

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    Even when your songs come spontaneously, there is a point at which you need to decide which form to use. Usually writers will come up with a single verse or chorus idea first. After that first flash of inspiration and an exploration of what you want the song to say, you’ll need to have an idea of the type of form you’ll want to use to help you say it more effectively.

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