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Writing Better Lyrics

by Pat Pattison

eBook

The Must-Have Guide for Songwriters Writing Better Lyrics has been a staple for songwriters for nearly two decades. Now this revised and updated 2nd Edition provides effective tools for everything from generating ideas, to understanding the form and function of a song, to fine-tuning lyrics. Perfect for new and experienced songwriters alike, this time-tested classic covers the basics in addition to more advanced techniques. Songwriters will discover: How to use sense-bound imagery to enhance a song's emotional impact on listeners Techniques for avoiding clichés and creating imaginative metaphors and similes Ways to use repetition as an asset How to successfully manipulate meter Instruction for matching lyrics with music Ways to build on ideas and generate effective titles Advice for working with a co-writer And much more Featuring updated and expanded chapters, 50 fun songwriting exercises, and examples from more than 20 chart-toppings songs, Writing Better Lyrics gives you all of the professional and creative insight you need to write powerful lyrics and put your songs in the spotlight where they belong.


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Publisher: F+W Media
Edition: 2

Kindle Book

  • Release date: December 15, 2011

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781599631660
  • Release date: December 15, 2011

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781599631660
  • File size: 1651 KB
  • Release date: December 15, 2011

PDF eBook

  • ISBN: 9781599631530
  • File size: 2510 KB
  • Release date: December 15, 2011

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook
PDF eBook

subjects

Music Nonfiction

Languages

English

The Must-Have Guide for Songwriters Writing Better Lyrics has been a staple for songwriters for nearly two decades. Now this revised and updated 2nd Edition provides effective tools for everything from generating ideas, to understanding the form and function of a song, to fine-tuning lyrics. Perfect for new and experienced songwriters alike, this time-tested classic covers the basics in addition to more advanced techniques. Songwriters will discover: How to use sense-bound imagery to enhance a song's emotional impact on listeners Techniques for avoiding clichés and creating imaginative metaphors and similes Ways to use repetition as an asset How to successfully manipulate meter Instruction for matching lyrics with music Ways to build on ideas and generate effective titles Advice for working with a co-writer And much more Featuring updated and expanded chapters, 50 fun songwriting exercises, and examples from more than 20 chart-toppings songs, Writing Better Lyrics gives you all of the professional and creative insight you need to write powerful lyrics and put your songs in the spotlight where they belong.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    F+W Media
    Edition:
    2

    Kindle Book
    Release date: December 15, 2011

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781599631660
    Release date: December 15, 2011

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781599631660
    File size: 1651 KB
    Release date: December 15, 2011

    PDF eBook
    ISBN: 9781599631530
    File size: 2510 KB
    Release date: December 15, 2011

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  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
    PDF eBook
  • Languages
    English