Interview with Kevin Nevel
Kevin Nevel is an American International songwriter with an outstanding career. He recently won a Akademia Award for the R&B/Soul song "What You Do To Me".
He worked with stars like Leona Lewis, Keith Urban, Tim McGraw and many more!
We are proud that Kevin joined our collaboration platform PREMIUM LYRICS. Read the interview with him here:
John Lennon’s Nonsense Lyrics (and Why They Work)
Whenever I write lyrics, I always aim to tell a story.
It’s quite a methodical and linear approach, but it’s the one that works for me. In the first verse, I set a scene, either literally or emotionally, and then I advance that idea in the second and third verses, using the chorus to encapsulate the main themes that I’m exploring.
The Musician’s Mind
Ask any musician or lyricist about their source of inspiration and they may point to their head. For them the mind and the thoughts, truths and beliefs that unify us are at the core of their music.
Interview with Ari Wilde
Ari Wilde is a successful young lyricist at PREMIUM LYRICS. Read the interview with her.
Three Commonsense Tools For Writing Great Lyrics (That No-One Tells You)
When I started out writing lyrics, I read a bunch of books, forum threads, and how-to-guides on great lyric writing.
I’d say that 20% of what I read really helped me on my journey as a lyricist.
The other 80% however was utter nonsense.