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Lyric-to-Song Service at Songbay

Lyric-to-Song

Lyric-to-Song Service at Songbay HAVE YOUR LYRICS TURNED INTO FANTASTIC ORIGINAL SONGS “Any style, any genre, any instrument- we bring your lyrics to life” Here at Songbay, we believe that all lyricists should be able to have their lyrics turned into songs. If you do not compose music, sing, or play an instrument, or think it would be too expensive to have your lyrics turned into complete songs, we have come up with an amazing offer for you. Our lyric-to Continue Reading…

How to write the perfect lyric?

Improve your lyrics at songs at Songbay

What is a lyric? In order to write a perfect lyric, It’s important to realise what a lyric is , or rather what it is not. A  lyric is NOT a song. Often people use the word ‘lyric’ and ‘song’ interchangeably and this is not accurate. This confusion can result in the creation of poor lyrics. A lyric is NOT a song, in the same way a poem is neither a lyric nor a song, (just to cloud the issue further, Continue Reading…

How We Chose The Winners

Songbay Lyric Writing Competition

The Songbay Lyric Writing Competition: How We Chose The Winners The winners of the 2020 Songbay Lyric Writing Competition were announced at the end of last year. The standard was incredibly high and the process of choosing the winners, from a short list of over a hundred and fifty, was a challenge! In this blog post, we reveal some of the thought processess of the judges. We’ll also be sharing the winning and commended entries throughout this article in case you Continue Reading…

Mandy Vinson – The Winner of the 2020 Songbay Lyric Writing Competition

Mandy Vinson

Feautured Songbay Artist: Mandy Vinson This week we take a look at the work of the winner of the 2020 Songbay Lyric Writing Competition – Mandy Vinson.   “How did you get in to songwriting?” I started writing at a young age, my first song I ever wrote is called “Roses”. I remember asking my brother to give me a topic, any topic to write about. He gave me the title Roses. I remember sitting up in my room that night, Continue Reading…

Featured Artist Martin Hampton

Martin Hampton at Songbay

Featured Songbay Artist: Martin Hampton This week we take a look at the work of the runner up of the 2020 Songbay Lyric Writing Competition – Martin Hampton.   “How did you get in to songwriting?” I was given my first acoustic guitar and a John Pearce learn to play guitar book when I was eleven. I drove everyone mad by trying to learn ‘She’ll be coming ’round the mountain’. My fingers were red raw afterwards! Around the early 1970’s  I was introduced Continue Reading…

Featured Songbay Artist- Sheena Hope

Feautured Songbay Artist: Sheena Hope This week we take a look at the work of Songbay lyricist – Sheena Hope. For the second year in a row, Sheena has been a prize winner in the Songbay Lyric Writing Competition. “How did you get in to songwriting?” I love singing and have been involved in choirs since I was eight years old. I started in a Gaelic choir and one of my first jobs was as a singing waitress at a Jacobean Continue Reading…

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