Posts in Songwriting

Recently, I heard my good friend and incredible songwriter Jason Ingram say how important it is for the lyric in a song to be like a "straight line".  Meaning, that every lyric needs to stick to that line so it’s a clear message throughout the song.  It’s easy to find ourselves veering off the “straight line” with something we think is cool or just a catchy phrase, but actually doesn’t serve the hook, and might even take away from it.

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