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How to Write a Chorus Your Listener Will Want to Hear Again

July 24th, 2018 by

write a chorusDo you love singing in the shower, at work or maybe in the gym? Well, if you do, then you’ll be pleased to know that you’re not alone. We all look forward to that part of our favorite song where we ‘sing our hearts out.’ Here, we’ll show you all you need to do if you want to produce music that has an impact. When you are able to write a chorus your listeners want here, you become more effective. So, if you’re a songwriter, ensure that you capture your listeners with a killer hook of a chorus.

In any case, remember the words of Berry Gordy, Jr.

“Don’t bore us, get to the chorus.”

Provide them with more exceptional details in this verse, and you’ll have them singing along to it every time they hear it playing. Now, how can you do this quickly? Take a look at these tips below. (more…)

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