Whether it’s your first song, or your hundredth, one thing remains true: you can write it. In fact, anyone can write a song! The process required to craft a song can be absorbed, developed, and perfected by any person with a passion to do so. But where does one begin when trying to write a song?
In his course, Song Factory: Birth of A Song, Ellis Paul shows you how to create your own process of coming up with great song ideas, craft parts of the song, and then put them all together.
Here are five songwriting
Songwriting Lesson – Powder Kegs and Whispers
Songs can be life changing experiences for those who hear them. Songs have stopped wars, started wars, moved cultural mountains, helped to make life, they’ve started marriages, ended marriages! They are incredible movers of earth and sky. But songwriting is NOT rocket science. It starts with honesty. Three chords and the truth. That’s all Bob Dylan needed for “Blowing in the Wind”.
Songwriting Lesson – Write What You Know
You should focus your subject and ideas on things that are personal to you, emotionally and intellectually. Choose a day of your life and free write on that day for ten minutes. Don’t edit yourself! Don’t think, just let the story of that day unfold in a flow. Just tap in!
Songwriting Lesson – The
Guitar Wrote The Song
Often times a
Songwriting Lesson – Innocence & The Afterlife – Concept & Creation
This was another song born out of a
Songwriting Lesson – Innocence & The Afterlife – Full Performance
This is a full performance of “The Innocence and the Afterlife”. I love the
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