How Bad Structure Weakens a Song

How you know your song’s structure is working: you don’t notice it. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and learn the 11 principles crucial to any songwriter’s success. _____________ Ask anyone who knows even the tiniest bit about what song structure is, and they’ll probably tell you that it relates to the choices you […]

The Emotional Nature of Bridge Lyrics

A well-written bridge lyric will boost the basic energy of your song in a very natural way. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-Ebook Bundle. 11 Songwriting Principles That Will Turn Your Writing Around – Guaranteed. _____________ For each section of your song, the lyric will take on a different characteristic. That’s because the changing nature of […]

Creating a Song Format That’s Just a Little Different

Try these easy modifications in standard song structure that keep your music fresh. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and solve your songwriting problems TODAY. _____________ The verse-chorus format is by far the most popular structure in modern day songwriting. It’s easy to see why: it’s a basic songwriting principle to build energy as a […]

Other Than Verse and Chorus, What Other Sections Should a Song Have?

Strengthening your song’s structure often comes down to what you add to the verse and chorus format. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and solve your songwriting problems TODAY. _____________ Pop songs are structurally simple compositions rarely lasting more than 5 minutes. Most of the time that structure is mainly the alternating back and forth […]

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

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