Writing lyrics can be a real struggle for many songwriters. So much so, that some writers steer clear of them altogether and only write chords. They then search for that special someone who can add words to their songs for them.
I know this because I work with many different songwriters on a regular basis and over half don’t write lyrics.
So why is lyric writing so daunting? Its probably because some people just don’t like writing or find it difficult, or its because many people feel they have to be really clever and cryptic with their words in order to sound good.
This just isn’t the case.
I absolutely love writing lyrics and so I’ve put together three techniques you can use to make your lyric writing a whole lot easier. These tips work even if you don’t know where to start.