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Rule #11: Make your melody simple

Rule #11: Make your melody simple: 20 Unofficial Rules of Songwriting
Rule #11: Make your melody simple: 20 Unofficial Rules of Songwriting

The power of a simple melody is that it's both learnable and memorable. Cliff Goldmacher, a professional songwriter, talks about the value of simplicity in this online songwriting video. Melodies don't have to have many notes to be powerful and stick in your listeners' minds. When in doubt, make your melodies simple.

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