How to Elevate the Emotional Energy of Lyrics

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5 Ways to Pump Up the Power of Your Song’s Message

You can improve your songwriting by learning how motivational speakers do what they do. ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and increase your song’s HIT potential. _____________ Imagine a motivational speaker walking up to a podium, clearing his throat, and saying, “Don’t live someone else’s life… Identify YOUR dream, and LIVE IT.” Then he turns around and […]

Getting Power from Melodies that Match Bass Lines

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Generating Momentum Is Job #1 in Songwriting

Momentum in the songwriting world comes from the sense that whatever is happening in the song right now is about to get better; whatever questions are being asked are about to be answered; whatever tension is being created harmonically is about to be resolved, and so on. Momentum, otherwise known as song energy or forward motion, […]