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Rule #7: Putting the hook at the end of your chorus gives it extra punch

Rule #7: Putting the hook at the end of your chorus gives it extra punch: 20 Unofficial Rules of Songwriting
Rule #7: Putting the hook at the end of your chorus gives it extra punch: 20 Unofficial Rules of Songwriting

The end of your song's chorus is an especially powerful place to put the hook of the song. Cliff Goldmacher, music producer, reminds you to think of your chorus as tension and release. This online songwriting course recommends placing your song's hook as the last line of the chorus but you can also place the hook at the beginning of the chorus as well. Often the hook is used multiple times in the same chorus.

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