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#524938 - 02/17/19 08:03 AM [Songwriting] 1 Minute of Brilliant Songwriting Advice - Bruce Springsteen
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#524998 - 02/17/19 12:43 PM [Songwriting] Re: 1 Minute of Brilliant Songwriting Advice - Bruce Springsteen [Re: Sundance]
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Passion.
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#525152 - 02/18/19 03:48 PM [Songwriting] Re: 1 Minute of Brilliant Songwriting Advice - Bruce Springsteen [Re: Sundance]
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This was a really great video. Thanks for sharing!
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#525168 - 02/18/19 05:01 PM [Songwriting] Re: 1 Minute of Brilliant Songwriting Advice - Bruce Springsteen [Re: Sundance]
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So true, it's not just the story but how you tell the story that makes all the difference.

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#526247 - 02/25/19 06:30 AM [Songwriting] Re: 1 Minute of Brilliant Songwriting Advice - Bruce Springsteen [Re: Sundance]
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Bruce is a legend. I think the authentic message is the big take away here, at least for me. When you're just doing the same kind of lyrics and songs as everyone else, rather than talking from the heart, that's when things start sounding generic and like anyone else could have written them.
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#526263 - 02/25/19 07:38 AM [Songwriting] Re: 1 Minute of Brilliant Songwriting Advice - Bruce Springsteen [Re: Sundance]
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Nicely said, hey there's Elvis. He's a brilliant songwriter.

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#526408 - 02/26/19 06:27 AM [Songwriting] Re: 1 Minute of Brilliant Songwriting Advice - Bruce Springsteen [Re: Sundance]
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Some wise words from The Boss smile He mentions a good point though. A very authentic message from a legend here. Thanks for sharing!
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#526424 - 02/26/19 08:09 AM [Songwriting] Re: 1 Minute of Brilliant Songwriting Advice - Bruce Springsteen [Re: Deryk - PG Music]
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Good message! He is talking about soul/heart.
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#591822 - 04/14/20 02:23 AM [Songwriting] Re: 1 Minute of Brilliant Songwriting Advice - Bruce Springsteen [Re: Sundance]
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A simple spiral notebook with the words that open your heart to your audience. There's a gigantic takeaway here for musicians and songwriters from any custom writing company. Give your crowd a spot to get away to when they hear the words of your song. That is one of the key contrasts between a one-hit act and a path of a craftsman with an out of control fan base.



Lyrics should be indeed compelling and passionate narratives that illustrate the essence of a songwriter.
I watched one more video afterwards:
"Bruce Springsteen on the difference between writing prose and music"


Edited by RandyBonnette (04/14/20 02:24 AM)

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