Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Ticket 42: Have A Unique Concept For The Song

If no one else has ever written a song about 'that', or from that angle, it will cover a multitude of songwriting sins. Unfortunately being totally original is quite hard...

Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite!
Her Majesty
I Am The Walrus
Octopus's Garden
Yellow Submarine
Why Don't We Do It In The Road


Curl (Jonathan Coulton)
Free Nelson Mandela (The Special A.K.A.)
Glad To Be Gay (Tom Robinson Band)
I'm Your Moon (Jonathan Coulton)
Killing Me Softly With His Song (Roberta Flack)
Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious (Sherman/Sherman)

See also

Ticket 49: Employ Madrigalism
Ticket 54: Unify Your Lyrical Imagery/Extended Metaphor
Ticket 61: Don't Bore Us, Get To The Weirdness
Ticket 64: Try Writing For Kids
Ticket 66: Write An 'Occasional' Song

See the full list of songwriting tips here - Tickets To Write

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