Song Breakdowns

Write a Song Like… Lewis Capaldi

Lewis Capaldi is relatively new to the music scene having hit the ears of a wide audience only a few years ago. He’s established himself in the singer/songwriter genre with his heartfelt songs, and though he plays on many of the common elements of the genre, he has a few quirks that set him apart.…

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Write a Song Like… Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran is an artist with definite differences in his sound from album to album. Many fans will probably have an opinion of which era they enjoy most. Throughout the evolution of his sound, many of his writing quirks have stayed the same and continue to define what makes a song uniquely his. Here are…

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Write a Song Like… Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish and Finneas have made a reputation of creating music that is a little different. They have influenced an entire generation of songwriters with a unique style of writing, singing and production. Here are a few key things that recur in Billie Eilish songs that you may want to try. Surprising lyrics Even if…

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Song Breakdown: How Ed Sheeran Uses Imbalance in his song “Afterglow” to Keep Us Hooked

Ed Sheeran’s song “Afterglow” was a lovely surprise during the winter holidays. It was reminiscent of his earlier acoustic albums, which served the song well in showcasing its intimate lyrics. In this song, Sheeran describes a moment which he calls the “afterglow” where he takes time to appreciate his partner and deepen the connection between…

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