Songwriting Tips And Help For Writing Songs And Lyrics

February 2009

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Why is it so hard for my to write good songs now?

I'm the song writer for my band "Dawn of Dragons" our goal is to have 15 songs for a first album. So far I only got 12. I've been trying to write the last 3 but they don't sound good to me. I just now I can do better! What should I do to get [...]

Filed under: How to write songs by admin - 27 February 2009, 3 Comments

Why is it so hard for my to write good songs now?

I'm the song writer for my band "Dawn of Dragons" our goal is to have 15 songs for a first album. So far I only got 12. I've been trying to write the last 3 but they don't sound good to me. I just now I can do better! What should I do to get [...]

Filed under: How to write songs by admin - 27 February 2009, 3 Comments

What is the best songwriting podcast?

I've been listening to blogs for about 6-7 months and havent heard a songwriting podcast.
There are many podcasts by independent artists. I would check out a directory like Podcast Alley or Podcast Pickle for choices.

Sounds like a potential podcast for you to start?

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Filed under: Songwriting Help by admin - 27 February 2009, 2 Comments

link me to where i can buy a computer program for songwriting please?

Check here:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2Fgp%2Fsite-directory%2F&tag=funjok-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325
You will find what you like!
Good luck!

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Filed under: Songwriting Help by admin - 27 February 2009, 2 Comments

How to find a band to work with?

I write lyrics, I was told by many people including people on here who seen my work.
I just want to work with a band who can use me. Maybe one of my songs could make you on the radio. Who knows?
Alot of people use "craigslist.com" It's basically a huge classified add,and might be perfect [...]

Filed under: How to write lyrics by admin - 25 February 2009, 2 Comments

Poll: What song has really good lyrics that you write on everything?

haha, I write Wonderwall lyrics on everything! (Oasis)
maybe, you're gonna be the one that saves me,
after all your my wonderwall.
& Superwoman - Alicia Keys
even when I'm a mess, I still put on a vest with an S on my chest,
oh yes I'm a superwoman.
um…its the first few words from you found me by the fray…its
"I [...]

Filed under: How to write lyrics by admin - 25 February 2009, 4 Comments

How to write a Ska song?

I'm in a fairly new Ska band, and I'd like to learn to write songs for Ska. What are typical lyrical topics? What is a good way to structure a Ska song? How can I learn how to create a good Ska sound?
I already listen to mostly Ska music, I play bass, and I've [...]

Filed under: How to write a song by admin - 25 February 2009, 1 Comment

How to write a Ska song?

I'm in a fairly new Ska band, and I'd like to learn to write songs for Ska. What are typical lyrical topics? What is a good way to structure a Ska song? How can I learn how to create a good Ska sound?
I already listen to mostly Ska music, I play bass, and I've [...]

Filed under: How to write a song by admin - 25 February 2009, 1 Comment

Where can I enter a songwriting contest with just lyrics?

I want to send in some lyrics without music (because I can't play an instrument or sing) and I can't find anywhere. Are there any free contests anywhere?
Here are a few websites you should check out:
http://www.paramountsong.com/song-contests.php?gclid=CO_YtdXk3JgCFSPaDAodxSX7cg
http://www.songwritingcompetition.com/
http://www.songwriting.net/
http://www.songoftheyear.com/?campaign=google
Goodluck! Tell me how things go for you!

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Filed under: Songwriting Help by admin - 25 February 2009, 1 Comment

What is the title of a Pink Floyd book, describing the process of their songwriting?

I don't know if one exists, but Nick Mason's book 'Inside Out' has some interesting stuff. There is a DVD in a series on Classic Albums that's talks in depth about the making of Dark Side of the Moon which I found quite informative. It includes interviews with Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Richard Wright, [...]

Filed under: Songwriting Help by admin - 25 February 2009, 1 Comment
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