Writing Songs “Out of Sequence” Provides the Best Results

Just because listeners hear your songs from start to finish doesn’t mean you have to (or even should) write them that way. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and solve your songwriting problems TODAY. _____________ It’s surprising that this would need to be said, but there’s no need to write your song in sequence from […]

8 Tips For Writing a Song Bridge

A bridge’s main purpose is to create contrast from the rest of the song. _____________ It’s not enough to know which songs are your favourites. As a songwriter, you need to learn why they sound so good. That’s where “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” comes in! Not every song needs a bridge, so if you’ve never […]

The Most Common Reasons for Why Songs Fail

There’s not much difference between a song that works and one that doesn’t. You may be committing errors that are easily solved. __________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle. Write smarter – Tap into your creative mind. __________________ Selling a song (whether literally or figuratively) is like selling a piece of real estate. A piece […]

Songwriting Tip: Be Clever With Your Song’s Instrumentation

Don’t let instrumentation be an afterthought in your songwriting. Use it as a creative tool. ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and build your audience base. _____________ There are many hit songs from the past several decades that have used the same, or at least similar, melodies in both the verse and the chorus. […]

Song Structure: When a Pre-Chorus or Bridge Is a Good Idea

Here’s how you know that a pre-chorus or bridge will help your song’s structure. ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and increase your song’s HIT potential. _____________ The verse-chorus form is probably the most common in pop song genres, songs in the 3-6 minute time frame. Of those, many use bridge sections – that shortish part […]

A Guideline for Song Form and Design

No two songs are the same, but here are the basic design elements that show up in most hit songs. ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and build your audience base. _____________ Songwriting, especially in the pop song world, is a tricky tightrope act. On the one hand, every song you write needs […]