The 6 Common Methods to Start Writing a New Song

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What is your favorite way to start a song? Share with us, and let’s get your songwriting journey going in the full Songwriting Inspirations course:

You can download the lesson PDF here (free, no sign up required) with the summary and more creative ideas to try out:

0:00 Intro – which starting methods could be your most fruitful ones?

1:56 – Starting from a chords progression

8:52 – Starting from a rhythm/groove/drum beat

13:44 – Starting from a concept/subject/idea

17:50 – Starting from lyrics / a lyric line

21:24 – Starting from a melody

24:28 – Starting from a title

26:45 – Time to do it yourself (use the PDF) If you’re looking for more inspiration and information about songwriting for beginners, besides the course mentioned above, also feel free to subscribe as I’m going to be uploading a lot more stuff in that niche as well.

Cheers, Alon

Alon Cooper

Alon Cooper

Hey! I'm Cooper, and I hope I can be a helpful friend on your musical journeys. I'm a music artist based in Austin & Amsterdam, playing venues with a band / solo, and trying to learn with the most inspiring musicians wherever I go. In the last 8 years I've lived in Australia, northern Europe, the US and more.

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