As songwriters, we’re in the business of entertainment – giving our listener a moment’s escape from her daily struggles.
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In this edition of The Sunday Songwriter:
- Why you should embrace your guilty music pleasures
- When writing imagery into a lyric, are you using all seven senses?
- Why do you listen to your favourite music over and over again?
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