Writing Process

Songwriting: A Loose How-To

Think of your favorite song—what do you like most about it? The lyrics? The melody? The baseline hidden beneath the final mix? 

A song is much like a poem written to the movement of a melody—imagery, harmony, and simile merge to relate creator to consumer in a way that transcends the use of words alone. 

Simply put, a song is a combination of thoughtfully constructed parts that, once put together, amplify one another. 

Let us begin with the cornerstone.