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Rule #18: Only use a double verse before the first chorus

Rule #18: Only use a double verse before the first chorus: 20 Unofficial Rules of Songwriting
Rule #18: Only use a double verse before the first chorus: 20 Unofficial Rules of Songwriting

As you're laying out your song's story, a double verse can go a long way towards setting up your song's chorus. However, Cliff Goldmacher, industry pro, suggests that after your first chorus, it's better to keep it down to a single verse. This online songwriting video explains how keeping your verse after the first chorus to a single verse helps maintain your song's momentum and gets you back to your song's chorus more quickly.

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