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.
A humble meditation on the way pop music’s sound and messaging has changed in the last 20 years, and how that makes me feel as a listener.
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.
There’s as much grammar in a tune as there is in a paragraph. Learn to harness the power of melody and your lyrical strength will follow.
Here’s how to use Instagram’s new fan-fave feature which allows artists to share their song lyrics automatically via their Instagram Stories.
We’re blown away by this new batch of forward-thinking country artists who aren’t afraid to challenge norms while staying true to their sound.
We’ve compiled some of our favorite lyrics to hit the Billboard pop charts last year and isolated them to give them the attention they deserve.