Tag Archives: Song Writers

How Not to Write a Hit Song

It’s amazing.  There is a programme on the BBC that purports to get inside the mind of the most successful songwriters on the planet and reveal the “secrets of song writing”.  The more I watch it, the more horrified I … Continue reading

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Why Must a Song Be Three Minutes Long?

It’s become conventional wisdom that if you want a song to be commercially successful, it has to be three minutes long.  Look on the song writing advice and tips web sites and they tell you the same thing.  The art … Continue reading

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Paying Attention

Life is fast.  It’s perhaps stating the obvious, but the pace of information, that routinely flows in our direction, is like never before.  With so much competition for our attention and so much competition for the attention of our audiences, … Continue reading

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