Songbay Music and Lyric Sales

Songbay lyric writing competition

Songbay lyric writing competition Lyric Writing Competition now open To celebrate the launch of two new features, we are launching the Songbay Lyric Competition.   Prizes Winners – The writers of the two strongest lyrics submitted will receive free use of our new ‘Lyric-to-Music service >>‘. Their winning lyrics will be turned into professionally recorded original songs by our songwriting team and then published and promoted on Songbay. The winners will be able to use the songs as they wish. They will also Continue Reading…

Songwriting features coming in October 2019

Improve your lyrics at songs at Songbay

Improve your lyrics and Songs at Songbay We are excited to announce the launch of two new songwriting features coming soon to Songbay!   Lyrics-to-music at Songbay For Lyricists. You will soon be able to have your lyrics turned into complete songs by our specialist songwriting team. Send us your lyrics and we will turn them into professionally recorded original songs containing melody, harmony, live vocals and instruments – in the style of your choice. Use the songs as you wish; Continue Reading…

Buy Lyrics, OK, but what makes a Good Lyric?

Sell Lyrics

What makes a good lyric?   Buy Lyrics at Songbay? ‘What makes a good lyric’? Do you want to buy lyrics? Do you want to sell lyrics? If so, ‘you can please some of the people some of the time, but not all of them, all of the time’ – as the saying goes.  This applies when selling and buying lyrics at Songbay. What do you want your lyrics to do? Are you trying to appeal to everyone or a Continue Reading…

How to write memorable lyrics

Lyrics at Songbay

Lyric Writing – How to write catchy lyrics Buy lyrics at Songbay Memorable lyrics. One of the most frequent requests we receive at Songbay is for ‘catchy’ or memorable lyrics. What is a catchy lyric?  and how to make one? Its simple! Use Alliteration Alliteration (When two or more words in a sentence begin with the same letter or sound) is a great technique to use in songs, particularly in choruses. It makes them instantly memorable. Here’s a good example: Double Essay(S.S.A) Continue Reading…

How Chords Can Enhance the Power of Your Lyrics.

Special Guest Writer to Songbay Gary Ewer This month we are honored to receive a a fantastic article written for us by Gary Ewer, a true Songwriting Advice expert. Gary is a former senior instructor in the Dalhousie University Dept. of Music, Halifax, Canada. He is a composer, arranger, conductor and music clinician and regarded as one of the foremost authorities on the art of modern songwriting. He is the author of “Beating Songwriter’s Block: Jump-Start Your Words and Music”, as well Continue Reading…

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