Song Structures 101

Whether you write lyrics, music, or both, it pays to know the basic building blocks that songs are made of. Do you know a verse section from a chorus section? Do you know the job of a prechorus? How about a bridge?

Good structure…

  • makes songwriting easier by helping you break the song into manageable pieces
  • expresses your song’s idea to the fullest (without making listeners sick of it)
  • keeps your audience riveted all the way from intro to outro

If you want your songs to sound well-crafted, this is essential knowledge. Read on:

The Least You Need to Know About Song Structure

4 Inspiring, Time-Tested Song Forms

How Contrast Makes Any Song More Interesting

Bored? Try These 8 Song Structure Tweaks