Hit Songs Deconstructed at Berklee College of Music – Top 10 Deconstructed

March 1, 2018

 

Published on Dec 9, 2015

In this video excerpt from a lecture at Berklee College of Music, David Penn, Founder and Editor-In-Chief of Hit Songs Deconstructed, discusses some of the most effective contemporary songwriting techniques. Focusing on songs that landed in the Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 during the second quarter of 2015, trending techniques are illustrated through graphs, charts and audio examples.