We take a look back at some of the most powerful and poetic lyrics we heard in pop and hip-hop music in 2020.
One of the most widely-acclaimed albums of 2020, Fiona Apple’s shimmering return to the limelight is filled with lyrical gemstones.
Are you lyrical ideas drying up? Do your references sound stale? Here are some quick tips for reinvigorating your lyrical creativity.
Whether you’re writing your own song or pitching a singer, learning to write in multiple voices is key. Here are some tips to get you started.
Poetry offers a great starting place for developing lyric ideas, but poetry and songs don’t always flow the same way — here’s how to tell if it’s working.
Whether writer’s block has got you down or you’re just looking for a few tools for consistent brainstorming, here are nine places to look for lyric ideas.
Using my own experience setting a poem by Pablo Neruda to music, I offer tips on what to consider when composing music to poetry. Check it out!
Object writing is a great songwriter’s tool for generating new song ideas, new perspectives, and fresh observations. Here’s how it works.
Here’s a quick lesson on songwriting perspectives with advice on how to choose your lyrical point of view when starting to write.
Looking for ways to create more a powerful impact with your song lyrics? Here’s a step-by-step guide to using metaphor to deepen your storylines.