How to Make a Song Melody Easier for Audiences to Remember

Songs that are repetitious and simply constructed are much easier to remember. ____________________ Read more about how “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle can make you a top-level songwriter. ____________________ Choruses not only make use of a repeated phrase, but the structure of the repeated phrase itself becomes very simple, using very basic scale or […]

The Beauty of Simplicity

Simplicity is one of the most important characteristics in powerful music. _______________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle: Songwriting instruction that’s powerful and effective! _________________ Kathleen Edwards is a Canadian singer-songwriter, and her most recent album, “Voyageur”, has a beautiful song called “House Full of Empty Rooms“. Every once in a while, I […]

Song Structure: Writing a Song Refrain

When writing a refrain, think of it as the last line of a verse. ___________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-ebook bundle, and start building your audience base. ___________________ A song’s refrain is often thought of as sounding like a very short chorus. But it’s actually operating more accurately as the final line of a […]

What Songwriters Need to Know About Song Structure

One way to create a sense of uniqueness with your music is to consider an ad hoc form. __________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle. Become the best songwriter you can be! __________________ It’s a good bet that most seasoned songwriters won’t have a lot to say about song structure. There’s a “just get going and […]

A Guideline for Song Form and Design

No two songs are the same, but here are the basic design elements that show up in most hit songs. ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and build your audience base. _____________ Songwriting, especially in the pop song world, is a tricky tightrope act. On the one hand, every song you write needs […]