Piano and guitar - songwriter

Chord Advice For Starting a Song’s Bridge

One of the reasons that you might add a bridge to your song is that it can make it just a bit longer, if all you’ve got is a couple of verses. So if, by the time you’ve reached the end of your second go-through of the chorus, you feel that your song would sound […]

The New Possibilities of the Song Bridge

A bridge’s most important quality – contrast – can be achieved in a number of different ways. __________ The new 3rd edition of “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” ebook manual is now released. A songwriting manual that’s part of Gary Ewer’s 6-ebook bundle. Take your songwriting to a new level of excellence. Get the eBooks.. __________ […]

A Chart For Creating Bridge Chord Progressions

A good bridge progression is one that builds musical energy, one that finds release in the return to the chorus. _______________ Thousands of songwriters are now using “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle to improve their technique. It comes with a 7th free eBook, “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro“. Read more.. ________________ You’ve decided that […]

Songwriter's Tips and Tricks: All About Bridge Sections

Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and build an audience base for your music. _____________ A bridge is the optional section of a song that usually happens after the second chorus. Its main purpose is to take the song in a new direction, at least melodically/harmonically, and to complete a lyric. But since it’s an option – […]

Tips for Writing a Bridge (Middle-8) Melody

A song’s bridge gives you opportunities to explore further afield. Here are some tips for writing a bridge melody. ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and build your audience base. _____________ Contrast is a crucial part of the strength of a song. Pitting one musical element against another is the basic idea behind the […]

7 Most Common Chord Progression Mistakes That Songwriters Make

When chords work, you usually don’t even notice them. But when they’ve got problems, they can kill a song. ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and increase your song’s HIT potential. _____________ There are times when I really notice a song’s chord progression, and how beautifully it works. But most of the time, when chord progressions […]