Songwriting Advice

6 Reasons Why Failure Is Your Friend in Songwriting

For all of the triumphs that you will experience as a songwriter, there are going to be a lot more failures along your songwriting journey. It’s just a part of life and this is beautifully explained in Cliff Goldmacher’s article Why Failure Is Your Friend In Songwriting. In his article he starts of by stating […]

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Songwriting Tips – 10 Of The Best From David Foster

When accepting his BMI Icon award in 2010, songwriter David Foster gave a speech which was more like a ten commandments for all songwriters to live by. Here are those ten tips in a nutshell: Save your money Don’t get married Learn an instrument Don’t be too precious about your songs Be genuinely happy for […]

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Keeping Your Songwriting Simple – One Song, One Idea

As songwriters we should always be looking for ways to express what’s inside our minds and our hearts plus, what we observe externally from ourselves. We also have to balance this need to express ourselves with the fact that we also want others to listen to our songs and relate to, embrace and make those […]

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