A Music Week study that analyzed the top 100 singles of 2016 found that an average of 4.53 people wrote the hits, and those in the top 30 averaged 4.67 people
If you’ve always wanted to be a songwriter but you’ve never made the leap into creating your own music, it’s time to overcome your inhibitions and get started. There’s no better time than the present to write your own songs!
Here are some tips to overcome writer’s block that you may be facing, gleaned from conversations with veteran singer-songwriters, as well as from my own experiences in the songwriting woodshed.
No matter if you are starting from scratch or writing words for a particular tune, this article offers tips on lyric writing so you will know how to write a song.
I started writing Revolution three and a half years ago. I made a story outline and wrote songs into that skeleton. I either wrote some from scratch or modified some recent ones I had written to suit the story.
As part of a research initiative by the AHRC ResearchCentre for Musical Performance as Creative Practice, a collaboration between Cambridge and Oxford universities, researcher John Rink asked musicians about when inspiration most often struck them. He discovered that fairly mundane activities that didn’t involve playing their own instruments often led to new insight, knowledge, and means of expression
Ultimate Guide to Singing When great singers get set on stage something extraordinary happens: they don’t think about what they are singing; they actually become the song. I have seen this with all of the great singers I’ve worked with: Dame Shirley Bassey, Lionel Richie, The Bee Gees, Sir Elton John, Lady Gaga, and so many […]