PREMIUM LYRICS celebrates another 1 year of success
164 new artists and 711 new lyrics were added to our platform in 2018.
We would like to express our sincere thanks to all contributors to this innovative platform.
Many thanks for the great year 2018!
What Makes a Great Christmas Lyric
The holiday season is upon us again. As a result, you’ve probably been bombarded with Christmas music on the radio, on television and in shopping malls.
That’s certainly been the case for me. And, so much exposure to Christmas music over the past few weeks has got me thinking: what makes a great Christmas lyric?
Made Up Words in Song Lyrics… and Why They Work
Sometimes, when writing a song, it’s hard to find the exact word to convey what you’re feeling.
For some, that means rifling through the rhyming dictionary. For others, it means going back and rejigging the lyric to change the meaning.
Three Tips For Avoiding Lyric Writing Clichés
We all know a great lyric when we hear one. Something about it grabs you and speaks to you with an immediacy that can’t be ignored.
Great lyrics, though, are relatively few and far between. Unique and compelling voices stand out precisely because there are so many overused sentiments and regurgitated lyrical clichés in the world of popular music.
But how do you avoid clichés in your lyric writing? What makes a songwriter fall into the trap of overfamiliarity, and how do we avoid it?
Fulfilling Your Purpose
Getting, Giving and Receiving What You Need to Be the Musician You Were Born to Be