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How to Turn a Lazy Hobbyist into a Professional Songwriter

October 2nd, 2018 by

professional songwriter music industry gold recordsHave you ever wondered what the difference between a hobbyist and a professional songwriter was?

It’s pretty obvious: the professional songwriter considers songwriting to be their profession. It’s their main source of income, and they simply see this activity as their job. They engage in it on a daily basis. (more…)

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    A song needs to do three basic things to impress a listener, a triangle if you will. A song needs to draw the listener in with an interesting lyric. A song needs to be ‘catchy’, as a song must please the ear rather than just reading it like a poem. Lastly a song needs to have good sound structure. If you have all three sides as strong as possible from the songwriting triangle, you will give your song it’s best chance at success. If you have a weak side of the triangle or more, generally your song does not have a very good chance at pleasing listeners. It is suggested that you always continue improving your writing in those three areas. Study songs and look at those three areas within songs that are successful.