adsense google.com, pub-3487809423266691, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 It’s been almost a year since I first read about the Cut Up technique and how artists such as David Bowie and Kurt Cobain used […]
Using music gigs as a motivation to write more lyrics. A post reviewing an Enuff Z’nuff gig that I went to, and how attending such gigs can inspire songwriters to write lyrics.
adsense google.com, pub-3487809423266691, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 The essence of lyric writing is that songwriters string words together that they hope will resonate with listeners. Of course, the prime objective when creating […]
Writers are often told to write what you know. This seemingly sage advice is trotted out for a variety of writing genres: novels, short stories, poems, and lyrics. However, I […]
In part 1, I described a couple of techniques that aspiring lyric writers can use to generate lyric inspiration. These were the Cut Out technique (favoured by Bowie and Cobain […]
How do you generate inspiration for song lyrics? Do your lyric ideas come easily, or does it involve a lot of staring at a screen? Maybe accompanied by a low […]
In my last post I recommended re-using main protagonists from your lyrics in other songs. I talked about how artists such as Pink Floyd, Alice Cooper, and David Bowie have […]
I came to writing lyrics having first of all spent several years writing comedy sketches. In the world of comedy sketch writing it’s considered normal, indeed extremely desirable, to re-use […]