Sunday, 17 August 2014

Ticket 53: Write A 'Jazz-Style Intro' Verse

Whether you use a verse/chorus structure or a tradition AABA form, try kicking off the proceedings with an introductory section that differs from the other verse sections. This can be a completely different musical section or include a spoken part.

Do You Want To Know A Secret
Here There And Everywhere
Honey Pie
If I Fell
P.S. I Love You
Rocky Racoon


For Those About To Rock (AC/DC)
Here At The End Of The World (Matt Blick)
I Got Rhythm (Gershwin)
Night And Day (Porter)
Rock And Roll Ain't Noise Pollution (AC/DC)
Secret Door (Arctic Monkeys)
That Old Black Magic (Porter)
The Lady Is A Tramp (Gershwin)
When The Sun Goes Down (Arctic Monkeys)

See also

Ticket 4: Recycle Your 'O's
Ticket 5: Make Sections Contrast With The Other Musical Sections
Ticket 25: Transplant Cliches From Other Genres
Ticket 26: Use An AABA Structure
Ticket 55: Two Become One
Ticket 62: Write Two Bridges

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

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