Fulfilling Your Purpose
Getting, Giving and Receiving What You Need to Be the Musician You Were Born to Be
Should You Think of Your Lyrics as Poetry?
“Is Bob Dylan a poet?”
I was listening to Dylan’s classic “Highway 61 Revisited” album the other day when this question popped into my mind. Dylan’s lyrics have certainly been described as “poetic,” but does that make them poems per-se?
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.