Thursday, November 19, 2020

Writing Song Lyrics First

 Writing song lyrics first, without music in mind, is a very difficult thing to do.  Having the melody line determines the rhythm of the words.  Without that fundamental pattern of time signature and tempo and quantization level, all you really have is syllable count and end word rhyming.  This fact probably accounts for why poetry can seem stiff and regimented.

Writing Song Lyrics First

  Writing song lyrics first , without music in mind, is a very difficult thing to do.  Having the melody line determines the rhythm of the w...