Writing better lyrics: the essential guide to powerful songwriting

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Writer's Digest Books,
Pub. Date:
c2009.
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2nd ed.
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English
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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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