Lyrics, Songwriting and Arranging

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joel_sattlersongs / Joel Sattler 1 day ago
One of my best tricks is to take famous poetry and make songs out of it. I was looking through some Sylvia Plath poems and I could see quite clearly what could be done with them. But they were so intensely FEMALE I was too embarrassed to even try. I've only read one male poet who seemed to be successful at speaking in a woman's voice. But he died over 400 years ago. I'm not looking for encouragement. I'm just blowing off steam. .

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DanShawMusic / Daniella Shaw 3 days ago
I wrote this song for my uncle who passed away last year from lung cancer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g--uPyIRqKk <3

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kaysirrah / Kimberley Harris 6 days ago
For those who are lyricists only, have you ever tried to learn how to write melody? Most people have a hard time writing melody to lyrics they did not write. I also notice so many great lyrics here on K that never become songs. I know not every lyricist can sing well (I can't). But maybe playing the melody on a keyboard would help. Just hate to see so many lyrics go to waste.

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ticherry / tasha cherry 8 days ago
Could use some help

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joel_sattlersongs / Joel Sattler 13 days ago
I am only words. I am not a musician. I can't even sing. Well, I sing a lot, but the usual response is SHUT THE FUCK UP ! I guess it's not a pleasant sound. I'm currently trying to write a song with someone who keeps expecting me to act and react as if I were a musician. I aint. I approach a song completely different. I listen to the music until I hear the words. Sometimes that takes a LONG TIME. But usually I can get it right away. Words have different weights, rhymes have different flavors, rhythms have different temperatures, everybody has different taste. It's just like cooking. .

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bassist / Brad Landry 17 days ago
Hi & happy to be here. I've seen a lot of Open Mics focused on songwriting, like LIVE with a critique right after the song. I have to admit, I wasn't prepared; at all. So Here I am trying to see it I have anything at all to offer in word. I think a lot, but squeezing and shaping words are hit and miss for me. I think is a good thing to do on a rainy week day and a nice coffee shop or pub. I hope it's a thing. Anyway, This attached video I love, and was wondering if she (Akenya) wrote the lyrics first B 4 applying any melody. It has a strong message. Let me know what you think? bRAD

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bassist / Brad Landry 17 days ago
Hi & happy to be here. I've seen a lot of Open Mics focused on songwriting, like LIVE with a critique right after the song. I have to admin, I wasn't prepared; at all. So Here I am trying to see it I have anything at all to offer in word. I think a lot, but squeezing and shaping words are hit and miss for me. I think is a good thing to do on a rainy week day and a nice coffee shop or pub. I hope it's a thing. Anyway, This attached video I love, and was wondering if she (Akenya) wrote the lyrics first B 4 applying any melody. It has a strong message. Let me know what you think? bRAD

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jannik / Jannik Gade 30 days ago
UPDATE: Got wonderful vocals from Christine + lyrics from Shelia! --- Hello all, finally back with a musical post! :) Made this little cinematic composition over Easter and still need some help with sorting out lyrics! Please feel free to join in and thanks for listening!

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SimonW / Simon Wright 1mo+11dy ago
Hi, There's a new lyric writing online magazine that's been set up this year called 'Write Away'. I've had a new articles published in it, including one in the April edition about the Cut Up lyric writing technique. If anyone wants to check out the magazine, then the link is below. The magazine's owner is also always keen to get contributions for new content https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/read/62605420/write-away-magazine-april

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heisi / Heidar Sigurdsson 1mo+13dy ago
Need some idease :)

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