Where Should You Put a Song Melody’s High Point?

Songs with a strong melody really benefit from the creation of a “high point.” __________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle. Become the best songwriter you can be! __________________ A song doesn’t need to make the melody its most redeeming feature. For example, you could argue that the melody for Train’s “Drive By” takes a […]

A Good Hook: Keep it Short, Make it Catchy

Written by Gary Ewer, Senior Instructor, Dalhousie University, from “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” website. • Follow Gary on Twitter • Write great songs consistently with “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle ________________________________ There are a lot of myths surrounding the role and importance of the hook in a song. There’s sometimes a belief that all […]