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Writing of lyrics to the songs

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by patrickroberts, May 8, 2001.


  1. patrickroberts

    patrickroberts

    Aug 21, 2000
    Wales, UK
    how do i write lyrics to the songs, do i; just write lyrics that sound like the music, or just wirte the f*ckers?
     
  2. Captain Awesome

    Captain Awesome

    Apr 2, 2001
    PDX
    i think writing the lyrics first makes them better, just change them later if they don't fit the music
     
  3. yeah i write all the lyrics first, and if the ryhme scheme doesnt work or if its too short or long i change that when i write the music
     
  4. Boplicity

    Boplicity Supporting Member

    I have a couple different books on writing lyrics. Both say it is harder to put music to lyrics than the other way around. However, if a lyric inspires you to write music, by all means do it. It probably won't be too hard to adjust the phrasing once you have the music.