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Hey

We have lots of articles about writing lyrics. I wrote this one a little while ago but it's still relevent and i know that many of our members may not have seen this article:

Improve Your Lyrics Writing

I would love to hear any comments you have as it will help with choosing new articles to write.

There are some other relted articles i will be pointing you to through this week.

Cheers

John

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Good article, John.

I would add emphasis to the following:

- Know the written and spoken language you wish to work with

- This includes the rhythm of phrasing

- Includes being able to make the same point with several phrases

- Rhyming, while important, is trumped by meaning and rhythm.

Some good tips on recording when inspiration strikes (in your case, the small notebook).

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  • 4 weeks later...

That's a really useful guide, thanks John!

For me, I think the 'observation' part is the most interesting and useful.

One of my favorite things to do as a lyricist is to take common place images or interactions that everyone observes and describe it in a deeper or more interesting way.

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