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Song Writing Tips

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Song Writing Tips

  1. 1. Song Writing Tips How to Write a Hit Song by: Ty Cohen For more information on How To Write A Hit Song, please visit www.EZHitSongs.com If you are a struggling songwriter or musician, then you have come to the right place. Let me guess, your only goal right now is none other than to figure out how to write a hit song! It is no hidden secret that the music business is a tough cookie to bite into but if you can get that hit song out there then you are on your way.
  2. 2. For more information on How To Write A Hit Song, please visit www.EZHitSongs.com Don’t worry, you don’t have to be the most fantastic music composer or even the world’s most superb singer. It’s the words to the song that has to catch people’s ears. I mean think about all the songs that have been hits over the last year to start. Let’s see, “Don’t forget about it,” Mariah Carey, “Laffy Taffy,” D4L, “You’re Beautiful,” James Blunt, “So Sick,” Ne-Yo, “Do I Make You Proud,” Taylor Hicks and the list goes on… Although it doesn’t seem possible, there is a common thread that connects these songs. Song Writing Tips How to Write a Hit Song by: Ty Cohen
  3. 3. For more information on How To Write A Hit Song, please visit www.EZHitSongs.com All of these songs are human and personable. Some of them are silly and some serious but it boils down to the fact that people can relate to them. Sure there are crucial step-by-step elements to writing a song such as, melody, harmony, and chord progression but often lyrics are what grab people, what stick in their heads. Song Writing Tips How to Write a Hit Song by: Ty Cohen
  4. 4. For more information on How To Write A Hit Song, please visit www.EZHitSongs.com Reflect on why you like your favorite songs. They must evoke some sort of feelings for you. Do you feel nostalgic, happy, pumped up or even a bit glum with a few of them? All in all, you love them because you can relate to them. It is important to put a personal touch to songs that you write because we are all human and have experienced similar life experiences. Song Writing Tips How to Write a Hit Song by: Ty Cohen
  5. 5. For more information on How To Write A Hit Song, please visit www.EZHitSongs.com On the path to learning how to write a hit song you must learn to write what you are passionate about no matter what genre of music. Jilted lovers, funny stories, rites of passage, first timers or even politics, if you dare, all make for great material. And the material is right there in front of your face. Take it from your life experiences or those of others, the stories you have heard. Take a walk down the street and you will find it all over the place. Song Writing Tips How to Write a Hit Song by: Ty Cohen
  6. 6. For more information on How To Write A Hit Song, please visit www.EZHitSongs.com After you implement some of these ideas into your brainstorming routine and you still feel as if you will never figure out how to write a hit song then try a change of scenery. Go to Starbucks, Barnes and Noble or the mall. Take a pad of paper and jot down ideas as they come along. Song Writing Tips How to Write a Hit Song by: Ty Cohen
  7. 7. For more information on How To Write A Hit Song, please visit www.EZHitSongs.com Lastly, listen to all different genres of music, even if you don’t like them. You never really know what may cause the bulb to spark. As a songwriter, you need to have a vast appreciation and growing knowledge of the music all around you. And really, what’s the worst that could happen? If nothing else, you will have a better idea who the competition is. Song Writing Tips How to Write a Hit Song by: Ty Cohen
  8. 8. About The Author For more information on How To Write A Hit Song, please visit www.EZHitSongs.com Ty Cohen, the online music industry's most recognizable voice is the former owner of a successful independent record label, current owner of Platinum Millennium publishing and nation-wide music industry seminar speaker and panelist. He is also the author and creator of over 40 best-selling music business books, reports, courses, audio products and other music industry "How to" resources, that have helped tens of thousands of individuals like you to successfully find their way in the music business.

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