Songwriting

The Song Title – More Than Just a Label

In songwriting, as in life, it’s always a good idea to listen when opportunity knocks at the door.  And when we’re considering the first thing a listener will probably hear about your song, and the key by which they will ultimately file it in their memory, there’s a huge opportunity to consider. That’s right, I’m… Continue reading The Song Title – More Than Just a Label

Songwriting

A Song Is Like A Movie Monologue

Songwriting has much in common with script writing:  the impact of dialect, the pacing of story evolution, the search for relatable story and character elements, the desired emotional responses from the audience.  The difference – songwriters distill only a single moment into a song. Consider a scene from your favourite movie in which one character… Continue reading A Song Is Like A Movie Monologue