How to Successfully Join a Verse and Chorus

Sometimes it’s that moment between verse and chorus that can cause a song to die. ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and increase your song’s HIT potential. _____________ Do you find that there is something awkward about the way your latest song’s verse connects to the chorus? You feel that the verse is working well, but […]

Getting Pre-Chorus Chord Choices Right

The chords of a pre-chorus, like the melody and lyric, need to build song energy. ____________________ Read more about how “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle can make you a top-level songwriter. ____________________ A pre-chorus is a short section of music that sits between the verse and the chorus. Its main function is to act […]

Verse and Chorus Melodies: Same Key, Different Notes

When a verse and chorus melody use the same notes, the song starts to sound tired. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and learn the 11 principles crucial to any songwriter’s success. _____________ It’s important to write a chorus melody that sounds like an answer, in a sense, to the verse melody. That’s achieved […]

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 […]

Building Song Energy With the Right Chord Progressions

With a few well-placed chords, you can effectively build the energy of your music. ___________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-ebook bundle, and start building your audience base. ___________________ Song energy is that quality that does two important things: 1) it gives your song a sense of forward motion, or momentum; and 2) it makes […]