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Writing from a melodic idea

Writing from a melodic idea: Write Think and Act Like a Professional Songwriter
Writing from a melodic idea: Write Think and Act Like a Professional Songwriter

A beautiful and memorable melody is an important part of a song—but not the only part. Industry pro Cliff Goldmacher talks about how a melody shouldn't force you into making awkward word choices. In this songwriting tutorial, Cliff reminds you not to compromise on lyrical integrity. The give and take of a great melody and powerful lyric is what makes a song great.

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