6 Ideas For Making a Song Longer

You’ve got a great verse and a great chorus.. but the song’s not long enough? Here are some ideas to gain a little mileage. ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and build your audience base! _____________ The average length of most hit songs these days is between 3’30” and 4’00”. During the week of March 21, […]

Writing Song Intros that Can Do Double-Duty

Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-ebook bundle, and kick-start your songwriting career! _____________ The main purpose of a song intro is to set up the basic feel and mood of what’s about to happen. It’s during the intro that you establish the key, tempo, and rhythmic foundation of the song. There’s another use for […]

Repetition as a Songwriting Technique

Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle, and kick-start your songwriting career right now! ____________ Everyone knows the vital role that repetition plays in music of any and all genres. Whether you’re talking about song form (ABABCBB…), the hook, a motif, lyrics, even basic rhythm, you’re talking about determining how things repeat. Listeners take […]