Writing down a title of a song once a day keeps your songwritng mind active according to industry pro, Cliff Goldmacher. This tip from his weekly online tutorial will give songwriters a way to always have song ideas handy. A book full of song titles can provide great inspiration. Also, a bookstore is a great place to look for ideas. Book titles make great song titles, too.
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- Write down a song title every day.…This keeps your songwriting mind active.…And this way, you'll always have a book of titles you can…refer to if you're short on ideas.…Think of songwriting like a muscle,…and the key is to consistently work that muscle.…And here's a hint, looking for title ideas?…Go to a bookstore, book titles are great for this.…
Listen to the songs Cliff references in the course by subscribing to his Spotify playlist, Cliff's Weekly Songwriting Tips.
- Writing lyrics that are easy to sing
- Putting the message in the chorus
- Being productive at home
- Putting the hook at the end of the chorus
- Keeping rhyme schemes consistent
- Using repetition in melodies
- Making rough recordings
- Reading poetry for inspiration
- Writing at a regular time
- Taking a weekly writing assignment
- Cutting down a song's length
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