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#615125 - 09/15/20 11:08 AM [Songwriting] Get Inspired with the Band-in-a-Box® Title Generator!
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There can be many triggers that could inspire you to write a song... but what if you're wanting to write a song, and are having trouble finding the inspiration you need?

Jump start your creativity using the Title Generator feature in Band-in-a-Box®.

I love this feature - it delivers some beautiful results!

To access this feature:

Mac: select Edit | Chords | Auto-Generate Song Title menu command (control+shift+S). The song title will appear in the Title window! Repeat the Auto-Generate Song Title command until the program comes up with a suitable title for your song. Band-in-a-Box® will keep generating new titles for as long as it takes to get the right one.

Windows: click on the "Generate Title" button within the main screen of the program and you can choose to "auto-generate" a song title which will appear right in the Title field of your song, or for a more varied selection choose to "generate multiple titles" and you'll be taken to the Title Generator window, which can generate a list of 50 song titles for you!

I've just done this, and won't bother list all 50 here - but the "top 10" I've chosen from my generated list are:
Eloquent Laugh
Statuesque Luck
Considering a Rainbow
Brief Fling, Acknowledged
Something for a Sandpiper
Happy Runaround
Cheatin' Skies
Then Came a Rose
The Mention of My Love
Eternal Raincheck

Give it a try!

The resource for this feature can also be edited, allowing you to customize the results.
(to do this, review the file TITL1.TXT within the BB Data folder.)
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#615150 - 09/15/20 04:32 PM [Songwriting] Re: Get Inspired with the Band-in-a-Box® Title Generator! [Re: Callie - PG Music]
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I've used this plenty times, even for song I've shared in the Showcase, and none were any wiser - that's how good this thing is at the job! cool
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#615229 - 09/16/20 06:32 AM [Songwriting] Re: Get Inspired with the Band-in-a-Box® Title Generator! [Re: Icelander]
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Been there - done that also.
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#615322 - 09/16/20 06:33 PM [Songwriting] Re: Get Inspired with the Band-in-a-Box® Title Generator! [Re: Callie - PG Music]
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#621251 - 10/30/20 06:28 PM [Songwriting] Re: Get Inspired with the Band-in-a-Box® Title Generator! [Re: Callie - PG Music]
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Thanks for pointing this out. Several of your top 10 are surprisingly (maybe I shouldn't be surprised) evocative. I will definitely try out this feature.

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#654878 - 05/08/21 11:52 AM [Songwriting] Re: Get Inspired with the Band-in-a-Box® Title Generator! [Re: Callie - PG Music]
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Thanks. I like this resource. Get's the ball roll'n. Goes well with the "writing from a title" (Pat Pattison) workshop that was mentioned above posting. As it has been stated, the title is the DNA or the paint that drips into the verses/chorus-- so a great way to start

Title prompt: "As the river flows"
Resulting song title: Fishing the Shallows (as the Clyde River Flows)
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgjcXhMFIus


Edited by ChadHC (05/08/21 11:58 AM)
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