Your Finished Song Missing Something? Try These Quick Ideas

October 26, 2014

The Essential Secrets of Songwriting Blog

If your finished song sounds like a dud, start thinking like a producer and fix it.

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Singing background vocalsIt’s not unusual to have finished a song, but to feel that it’s missing something. It’s all there – the melodies, lyrics, chords – you just get this bored feeling, and start to believe that you’ve created a dud! Don’t toss the song. The difference between a song that really works well and one that sounds problematic is usually very small. So sometimes all it takes is a minor tweaking of some element of the music to find that you’ve really created a gem that needs a little help.

Here are some ideas you can try to breathe life into a new song that’s missing the…

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