Lyrics: Writing Better Words for Your Songs

Lyrics: Writing Better Words for Your Songs

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by Rikky Rooksby
     
 

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781476853444
Publisher:
Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date:
10/01/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
174
Sales rank:
438,590
File size:
1 MB

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