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Writing Better Lyrics

  • Author:Pat Pattison
  • Publisher:Writer's Digest Books
  • Category:Book
  • List Price: $18.99
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  • Sales Rank:11,475
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:Second Edition
  • Pages:304
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.8
  • Dimensions (in):5.5 x 1 x 8.4
  • Publication Date:January 8, 2010
  • MPN:9781582975771
  • ISBN:1582975779
  • EAN:9781582975771
  • ASIN:1582975779
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The Must-Have Guide for Songwriters

Writing Better Lyrics has been a staple for songwriters for nearly two decades. Now this revised and updated 2nd Edition provides effective tools for everything from generating ideas, to understanding the form and function of a song, to fine-tuning lyrics.

Perfect for new and experienced songwriters alike, this time-tested classic covers the basics in addition to more advanced techniques.

Songwriters will discover:
  • How to use sense-bound imagery to enhance a song's emotional impact on listeners
  • Techniques for avoiding clichés and creating imaginative metaphors and similes
  • Ways to use repetition as an asset
  • How to successfully manipulate meter
  • Instruction for matching lyrics with music
  • Ways to build on ideas and generate effective titles
  • Advice for working with a co-writer
  • And much more

Featuring updated and expanded chapters, 50 fun songwriting exercises, and examples from more than 20 chart-toppings songs, Writing Better Lyrics gives you all of the professional and creative insight you need to write powerful lyrics and put your songs in the spotlight where they belong.


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