song elements

Songwriting 101 – #6: The Hook

This is a series of posts about song formatting and structure. Every couple of days I’ll be writing about the different individual elements that make up a song. Go to #1 – The Chorus Go to #2 – The Verse Go to #3 – The Melody Go to #4 – The Bridge Go to #5 […]

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Songwriting 101 – #5: Intro’s And Outro’s

This is a series of posts about song formatting and structure. Every couple of days I’ll be writing about the different individual elements that make up a song. Go to #1 – The Chorus Go to #2 – The Verse Go to #3 – The Melody Go to #4 – The Bridge Please bear in […]

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Songwriting 101 – #4: The Bridge

This is a series of posts about song formatting and structure. Every couple of days I’ll be writing about the different individual elements that make up a song. Go to #1 – The Chorus Go to #2 – The Verse Go to #3 – The Melody Please bear in mind that these are my definitions […]

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Songwriting 101 – #3: The Melody

This is a series of posts about song formatting and structure. Every couple of days I’ll be writing about the different individual elements that make up a song. Go to #1 – The Chorus Go to #2 – The Verse Please bear in mind that these are my definitions and interpretations of the different parts […]

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Songwriting 101 – #2: The Verse

This is a series of posts about song formatting and structure. Every couple of days I’ll be writing about the different individual elements that make up a song. Go to #1 – The Chorus Please bear in mind that these are my definitions and interpretations of the different parts of a song structure. There are […]

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Songwriting 101 – #1: The Chorus

This is a series of posts about song formatting and structure. Every couple of days, I’ll be writing about the different individual elements that make up a song. Please bear in mind that these are my definitions and interpretations of the different parts of a song structure. There are no hard and fast rules determining […]

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VIDEO: What Are Verses, Choruses And Bridges?

Here is a clever little video by 12tone titled The Anatomy Of A Song in which he outlines his definitions of verses, choruses and bridges while at the same time sketching what he is saying on manuscript paper in fast motion. What I particularly like this video is that it goes through the “why” of […]

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