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Bill Amatneek On Songwriting

Bill Amatneek On Songwriting

We break into song when spoken words cannot express the emotions we are feeling.

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Amy Rose On Songwriting

Amy Rose On Songwriting

Someone very wise once told me for every one person who doesn’t want you succeed that there are hundreds more that do/ So keep positive, stay motivated and don’t give up because for every one door that closes another will open.

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Jiggley Jones On Songwriting

Jiggley Jones On Songwriting

Take the time to cross the “T”s and dot the “I”s before you present your songs. First impressions mean everything. So don’t get caught up in the “live” performance trap without finishing those songs first.

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Missy Raines On Songwriting

Missy Raines On Songwriting

You have to be okay with the outcome and if that means not as much commercial success but you’re happy with the art then that’s what it is. But if you’re supporting a family and you make decisions based on that, there’s true grace in that as well.

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Phil Rosenthal On Songwriting

Phil Rosenthal On Songwriting

Trying to write something because you think someone else might like it is the wrong approach. It often results in something forced, something that doesn’t take you to the place in your heart good music does. The worst songs I’ve written have been the ones based on someone else’s suggestions or advice.

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