5 Ways To Get Inspired To Write Songs
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So you want to write a song but you have no ideas… or inspiration. What then? Give up? No way! Here are five ways that I’ve found useful for coming up with new song ideas and to get me in the mood to write. I hope you enjoy and you find these steps helpful.
5 Steps To Get Inspired To Write A Song
1. Write a little bit every day
2. Keep a notebook or audiobook of your ideas
3. Write on a different instrument
You don’t always have to write on the same instrument in the same way every time. I’ve written some great songs just on my computer using my DAW. I also come up with heaps of ideas in the shower because Im relaxed and my mind wanders and so I take my phone into the shower so I can record the GENIUS when it pops up.
4. Start with a groove
5. Give yourself a challenge like a time parameter – ie 30 mins to write a song
This really works. I’ve done another video where three of us each wrote a song in 30 mins and you can hear the results which you can watch here.
A challenge forces you to come up with something… anything, even if its not that good. But its a great practice to get your brain producing ideas for the next song… which might be a lot better.
So there are my five ways to get inspired to write songs, even if you have no ideas. I hope you enjoyed this post. Please let me know if it helped you in the comments below, or if you have a strategy you use to get some inspiration flowing.
Have an amazing week and see you again soon.
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