Synopses & Reviews
Gene Lees' bestseller for songwriters has been revised! In addition to providing fascinating, creative and clear techniques for writing lyrics, this edition now includes: a new foreword by renowned songwriters Alan and Marilyn Bergman; a new chapter called Tattered Standards, which outlines the lack of literacy in certain modern songs and shows you how to avoid it; a new chapter called The Words You Choose, which examines why words from some language families are subconsciously more appealing than those from others; and much more! Invaluable to the beginner, this book will also prove beneficial to professionals, poets, linguists and teachers.
For beginners, professionals, poets and teachers, this revised edition of the lyric writing guide includes a chapter on the lack of literacy in some modern songs and how to avoid it, and a chapter examining why words from some language families are subconsciously more appealing than others.