Introduction

Starting With Lyrics

Creating Melody

Creating A Structure

For many people often the most difficult task of songwriting is lyric writing. And with lyric writing often the most difficult part is knowing where to start. In this video I give you one technique I’ve found useful: Start at the end!

Also I consider the features of language itself that we need to take into account as we try to shape words into lyrics.

Jeff Burton·141 videos

For many people often the most difficult task of songwriting is lyric writing. And with lyric writing often the most difficult part is knowing where to start. In this video I give you one technique I’ve found useful: Start at the end!

Also I consider the features of language itself that we need to take into account as we try to shape words into lyrics.

Jeff Burton·141 videos

The third in my songwriting series. Now we have a simple structure we can create a melody over the top.

Jeff Burton·141 videos

This second video deals with chords and rhythm and introduces the I, IV and V7 chords in the key of C as well as offering a simple 8 bar structure for our first song in 4/4 time.

Jeff Burton·141 videos