In this short lesson from our beginner-level New Songwriter’s Workshop course, we share some tips to get you brainstorming if you’re stuck.
Writing a page full of lyrics is only half the battle when it comes to developing your song’s meaning… There’s a lot more work to do!
In this post, pro songwriter Sammy Hakim explains why and how to use a lower-energy chorus in your song to convey clearer emotions.
In this Guest OpEd, we explore the plethora of ways Chuck Berry tackled race and societal issues with humor and relatability in his lyrics.
In this lesson, courtesy of Soundfly’s The Music of Boy Bands, we uncover the fundamental lyric techniques that make this hit song tick.
In today’s music landscape, attention spans are at an all-time low. Grab your listener’s attention right away with lyrical immediacy.
Using all four of your senses is a tool to unlocking a ton of below the surface lyric ideas. Sensory stories help connect on a deeper level.
Here are some of the worst bad habits I see songwriters falling into all the time, and my thoughts about how to break those habits!
We’re still reeling on Soundfly’s brand new course with Kimbra, so here are four superb tracks of hers that show her innovation and range!
A rundown of our favorite hit songs from 2020 that tackle the pandemic with clever, comforting, and just plain silly lyrics.