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Rule #20: When in doubt, make your song shorter

Rule #20: When in doubt, make your song shorter: 20 Unofficial Rules of Songwriting
Rule #20: When in doubt, make your song shorter: 20 Unofficial Rules of Songwriting

As a general rule, there are more benefits to keeping your song short than there are by making it longer. Cliff Goldmacher in this songwriting tutorial suggest that the best approach is to get in, tell your song's story, and get out as quickly and efficiently as possible. It's better to leave your listeners wanting more.

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