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An Interview with Pro Lyricist Justine Perry

Justine Perry Writing Lyrics

I am so excited to introduce you to Justine Perry. She is a full time lyricist and, you'll see from her answers, is just an incredible writer in general. Justine and I met through a mutual client and project: "Conscience/Cape Understand" by M L Dunn. Check it out here: https://open.spotify.com/album/69nEFE74XmCJfmfqIFDCC0 Justine contributed to lyrics and yours truly made[...]

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The Coda: A Breakdown of a (Sometimes Tricky) Musical Symbol

What is a coda in sheet music?

The coda is another sheet music term, which again you don’t need to know if you’re a writer or musician who doesn’t read/write sheet music. If you do want to know though, the coda is an important part of letting the performer know where the song is going. When do I need to know about the coda? Sheet music is confusing enough, but then you add a bunch of weird symbols at the top[...]

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Chorus Confusion: Taking the Guesswork Out of Songwriting

The chorus, also called "hook" or "refrain," is, in my opinion, the easiest part of the song to write. I know you're thinking "what, why?? You're crazy!" and you're correct, but hear me out: You only have to write it once, and then a third of the song is done. The verses are where you tell the story and explain yourself. The chorus is where you hammer the main point home. Choruses can st[...]