Writing a Chords-First Song: Creating Layers

Written by Gary Ewer, author of “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-ebook Bundle. _______________ Many songwriters like the chords-first approach to songwriting. That’s mainly because the chords do such a good job of establishing a mood, and for many, getting the mood right is an important first step. No matter how you start, songwriting usually becomes […]

Creating Song Melodies From a Chord Progression

Chords-first songs can result in boring melodies. Here’s how to avoid that problem. ___________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-ebook bundle, and open your eyes to the principles of great songwriting. ___________________ The reason why so many songwriters find it easy to start the writing process by creating a chord progression is that you don’t […]