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Why Poets Can’t Write Songs – Stephen Sondheim QUOTES FOR WRITERS

Lyrics have to be underwritten. That’s why poets generally make poor lyric writers because the language is too rich. You get drowned in it.Stephen Sondheim Photo credit: Richie Lugo 

August 28, 2022 · 9 Comments

What do you call songwriters? Poets with music in their pen

“… when you’re talking about the music of a country, you’re talking more or less about the soundtrack of a country, the soundtrack by which people’s lives are lived,” Tyehimba … Continue reading

August 11, 2017 · 5 Comments

Sense the mood…see the shadows moving P.J.Harvey QUOTES FOR WRITERS (and people who like quotes)

When I’m writing a song I visualise the entire scene. I can see the colours, I can tell the time of day, I can sense the mood, I can see … Continue reading

January 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dead Dogs’ Memorial

Absolute Radio asked listeners to talk about the dogs they loved who have died. The result is the Dead Dogs’ Memorial song and video. The London based radio station can … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment