Try using an image or action word in your title to give it energy and interest. Record for short periods then take a break. How do you feel about it? Once you have an idea what you want to write about, try describing it so listeners can see and hear it.
Listen to your recording and pick up where you left off.
Just grab a pencil and a sheet of paper and start watching your favorite TV shows. If you come to a place where you get stuck, just fill in a temporary melody and lyric and keep on going. If you have the first line of a melody, try repeating it for the second line.
Once you have a groove, try making a list of short phrases, images, and ideas that the rhythm suggests to you. Choose another of your questions to answer in Verse 2. Chorus melodies are usually in a higher note range than verses. Remember, the music is like underscore for your lyric.
Now that you know how to write a song in ten steps, here are some Song Starters — titles, themes, chord progressions, and more — to get you going. You may need to raise or lower your verse melody or change the last line to get to your chorus smoothly.
Or break a line into two short phrases. The less you have to focus on playing or singing, the more you can focus on the emotion in the song. Notice the natural rhythm and melody of your speech when you say the lines with lots of feeling.
Once you find a phrase you like, try playing it to a rhythm groove and let that suggest the theme and content of the lyric as above. End your verse on a line that leads the listener into your chorus.
Find the melody in your lyric. Request permission to reprint. Your message will emotionally connect with listeners if you handle it with honesty and insight. You just need to add a bridge. Then go somewhere else for the third line and come back to your original to wrap it up.
They feature the same kinds of popular themes that work for songs. Notice the natural up and down motion and the rhythm of your spoken words. What kinds of questions would they want to ask? You are now almost finished with your song. Find out more about all my print and eBooks on my Author page at Amazon.
Lyric and music need to support each other. Try going to a higher note range for the chorus and give it a peak note — the highest of the song — before coming back down and resolving at the end. Just let it flow and see what happens. Do it in a way that moves listeners and keeps them involved and interested.
Or change the length of lines by adding a few words and notes at the end of a line so it runs right into the next.
If your verse has a lot words and a busy, choppy melody, consider smoothing and stretching out the melody in your chorus so listeners can really hear the difference. When we get emotional our voices tend to rise. You can keep working on your verses and chorus this way until your song begins to take on an overall shape.“Thriller” is the epitome for Halloween pop music.
The iconic video of Michael Jackson transforming into a monster is a must have for every Halloween party. “Thriller” is the Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas” of Halloween.
So, learn the “Thriller” dance and boogie with your friends to this Halloween iconic song. You say you don’t have a mind-meltingly amazing playlist of the best Halloween songs for your shindig?
including the best pop songs from Michael Jackson, creepiness galore from Nick Cave and. From tunes about the devil to songs about the living dead to tales of monsters dancin' the night away, Halloween music is killer.
Put these songs on for a spell and you'll have a bloody good time. They're scary good (you get the idea). Whether you want to write songs to pitch to music publishers, TV shows and commercials, or record them yourself as an artist, here’s a songwriting method that will help you get your message across and make sure your listeners stay involved from beginning to end.
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