Recently, I had iTunes on random and a couple songs played back-to-back that had lines about writing. The song kept failing in America, with low-charting versions by Rush herself and Air Supply and a slightly better showing for Laura Branigan. Try writing from the point of view of one of the people in the situation.
It was the second single, "Love Rollercoaster," that returned the group to pole position. Anyway, this post puts together my ultimate writing mixtape of the best 20 songs for and about writers and the process of writing.
Ross had no problem with the slow, seductive first half but started laughing when the beats-per-minute increased, protesting she couldn't sing that part. They intended the song for Yvonne Elliman, but their manager Robert Stigwood insisted they record it themselves. Try these tips for creating a compelling emotional experience for listeners.
When Zeffirelli changed his mind and asked Richie if he would add lyrics, the Motown star agreed to write some. By using the song structure above, your song will be headed in a commercial, radio-ready direction right from the start.
When you get tired or lose perspective, walk away and come back later. It uses the process of writing a book as a metaphor for love and a relationship.
Get my free monthly newsletter with songwriting tips and hit song guides. She described the composition as being not so much a love song as a celebration of her life at the time.