Climactic Moments in Songs: More Than a Melodic Feature

Climactic moments happen in lyrics, chords and instrumentation – not just melodies. ____________ Purchase “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle TODAY, and receive your free eBook “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. _____________ When we talk about the climactic moment in a song, we often automatically look for the highest note in the melody. That’s […]

Creating Meaning In Your Music

How do you get a listener to imagine something by using sound alone? ____________________ Read more about how “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle can make you a top-level songwriter. (Also, get a free eBook today.) ____________________ When we talk about the meaning of a song, we naturally look to the lyric. But music itself (i.e., the […]

Writing a Song Where the Verse and Chorus Melodies are the Same

Writing a chorus melody that works as a verse requires keeping things simple. ____________________ Read more about how “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle – Learn how to write good music by learning the secrets used by hit songwriters. ____________________ You can fill a book with ways that verses and choruses differ from each other. […]

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 […]

Songwriting Tips and Tricks: Contouring a Melody

If your song melodies sound like random, aimless wanderings, here are some ideas for curing your problems. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and solve your songwriting problems TODAY. _____________ Take a look at any successful song melody from any era, and you’ll see almost universally that it has the following characteristics: A general sense […]

Creating Climactic Moments in Song Melodies

Most songs have several climactic moments, and where you place them can be crucial to a song’s success. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and solve your songwriting problems TODAY. _____________ A song’s climactic moment is hard to define, but it’s usually fairly obvious when you hear it. That’s because a climactic moment isn’t just a […]