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.
Join us for Episode 24 of “Themes and Variation,” in which we embarrassingly share the classic rock lyrics we could never get quite right.
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.
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!
Taken from our “Themes and Variation” companion course on Soundfly, this lesson uses Ice Cube as a reference for personal lyric writing tips.
A rundown of our favorite hit songs from 2020 that tackle the pandemic with clever, comforting, and just plain silly lyrics.