Lyrics: Writing Better Words for Your Songs
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Lyrics: Writing Better Words for Your Songs

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(Book). Lyrics sheds light on all aspects of lyric writing for music and will make songwriters feel more confident and creative when they tackle lyrics. It's perfect for all songwriters: those who don't like their own lyrics and find them difficult to write, experienced writers looking for a creative edge, and those offering lyrics to set to music in a partnership…  See more details below

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(Book). Lyrics sheds light on all aspects of lyric writing for music and will make songwriters feel more confident and creative when they tackle lyrics. It's perfect for all songwriters: those who don't like their own lyrics and find them difficult to write, experienced writers looking for a creative edge, and those offering lyrics to set to music in a partnership. Topics include channeling personal experiences into lyrics, overcoming writer's block, the right lyrics for a bridge, the separation between lyrics and poetry, exploring imagery and metaphor, avoiding cliches, and more. The book also offers tips on the various styles of lyrics, from protests, spirituals, and confessionals to narratives and comic songs.

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ISBN-13:
9780879308858
Publisher:
Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Pages:
174
Sales rank:
420,688
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Lyrics: Writing Better Words for Your Songs 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous 3 months ago
Your Song by Elton John, Home by Ellie Goulding, Devotion by Ellie Goulding, Centuries by Fallout Boy, & Lazerus by David Bowie.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
/'\ Counting Stars - One Republic, Apologize - One Republic Ft. Timberland, Dark Horse - Katy Perry, Wrecking Ball - Cimarelli Cover, Kiss It Bye Bye - Aleesia, Break My Heart - Victoria Dunfield, They Don't Know About Us - Victoria Dunfield, Stuttering - Fefe Dobson, Can't Breath - Fefe Dobson, Ghost - Fefe Dobson, Terrible Things - Mayday Parade, Miserable At Best - Mayday Parade, Save Your Heart - Mayday Parade, Body Party - Ciara, Act Like A Boy - Ciara, Talk Dirty To Me - Jason Derulo, Whatcha Say - Jason Derulo, Marry Me - Jason Derulo /'\
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Exterminate, Regenerate~Chameleon Circuit. <br> The Sound of the Drums~Chameleon Circuit. <br> the Doctor is Dying~Chameleon Circuit. <br> Everything is Ending~Chameleon Circuit.