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Rule #6: Make certain your chorus is the main message of your song

Rule #6: Make certain your chorus is the main message of your song: 20 Unofficial Rules of Songwriting
Rule #6: Make certain your chorus is the main message of your song: 20 Unofficial Rules of Songwriting

The chorus of your song should serve as the main message. Pro songwriter Cliff Goldmacher says that this is the time in your song to stop and summarize the key point. This songwriting tutorial is a reminder to avoid continuing to tell your story in your chorus. Instead, remember that this is the place in your song to cue your listener to listen for the hook and the primary idea.

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