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Art of Writing Great Lyricsby Pamela Phillips Oland, Pamela Phillips Oland
Packed with literally hundreds of hints, tips, and inside information only a working writer would know, The Art of Writing Great Lyrics demonstrates proven, no-fail methods for everything from communicating through song, defining styles, and collaborating with a partner to studying the market, making a great demo, and getting started on a career. Includes a/i>
Packed with literally hundreds of hints, tips, and inside information only a working writer would know, The Art of Writing Great Lyrics demonstrates proven, no-fail methods for everything from communicating through song, defining styles, and collaborating with a partner to studying the market, making a great demo, and getting started on a career. Includes a handy A to Z checklist for reviewing new songs.
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To be a great lyricist, you need three basic and indispensable tools of songwriting the Dictionary, the Thesaurus, and the Rhyming Dictionary...Pamela Oland has now added a fourth....her book.
In this book, probably the best I have read on the subject, Pamela enthusiastically shares her knowledge and experience with those interested in the art of creating and selling lyrics.
From the first time I heard 'Nobody Loves Me Like You Do,' I became a fan of Pamela Phillips Oland. Great Lyrics are a rarity and this book contains a valuable insight into the art of writing great lyrics.
A must-read for anyone who wants to both write great lyrics AND have more fun doing it!
Meet the Author
Pamela Phillips Oland is a Grammy-nominated writer and one of the industry's most versatile, prolific and successful lyricists. With more than 25 years as a successful songwriter, Pamela has become the go-to lyricist composers, directors, artists and music supervisors look to for the precise kind of lyric they need. Pamela has written with and for some of the best talent in the world including Aretha Franklin, Berlin, Whitney Houston, Peabo Bryson, the Whispers, Selena, Frank Sinatra, Isaac Hayes, Tower of Power, Brian Wilson (Beach Boys), Dan Seals, Anne Murray, Lou Rawls, Richard Carpenter, The Jacksons, Paul Overstreet, the Spinners, and on and on. The author of two must-have books on Songwriting, The Art of Writing Great Lyrics and The Art of Writing Love Songs, Pamela has been invited to conduct seminars on writing lyrics around the U.S.A., and from the Gold Coast of Australia to Copenhagen, Denmark.
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I picked this up last weekend, and within a week, the tips I devoured had radically improved my ability to write lyrics that sounded good. I was blown away, surprised, and completely satisfied. I've never experienced results from a Creative How-To book as quickly as this. I absolutely recommend this to any aspiring songwriter.
Wonderful! Easy to follow, great tips. PRICELESS. : )