Do you want to learn the Songcraft Secrets of writing Powerful Lyrics?
This week we will uncover the skilful art of writing deceptively Simple & Direct Lyrics, how to generate not just great song ideas but ones that are ‘writable’ & how to map out an effective, well-structured, original song.
This series of 3 fully interactive presentations with exercises will inspire you to Plan, Progress and Perfect the lyrics of your songs in any genre, from deceptively Simple & Direct language to Stunning Wordplay.
It includes the following comprehensive Lyric Writing sessions:
29/11/21 – Simple Skilful Language, Structure & The BIG Idea!
06/12/21 – Develop your Lyrics with Imagery, Storytelling & Rhyme
13/12/21 – Transform your Lyrics with Wordplay & Prosody
By analysing classic & contemporary songs from The Beatles to Billie Eilish, Dylan to Stormzy, as well as a nod to The Great American Songbook, you will learn the elements of what makes a great lyric and how to include them in your own writing.
These sessions are suitable for songwriters of any experience, whether pure lyricists or composers.
There is more than enough information each week to be taken as a standalone session at £20 – however, sign up for all three sessions & the total is only £47, a 22% discount.
There are limited places available – you will be sent a Zoom link before the session.
Testimonials from previous attendees:
“Great presentations. Lots of really useful detailed information, delivered in a way that made it both fun and easy to understand.”
“Very helpful and informative with examples from across the genres.”
“I’ve taken 5 different workshops in the past 3 years & have never seen a facilitator approach this subject with such a straightforward method of analysing song structure in order to replicate successful writing techniques”
ABOUT THE HOST – MURRAY WEBSTER
Murray Webster has taught London Songwriters Evening Courses & Workshops for the last eleven years, including seventeen highly successful week-long Countryside Songwriting Retreats. He has a Masters Degree in Songwriting, a PTLLS Teaching Qualification as a Community Music Leader and has mentored young people in music skills for NCS – The Challenge.
He has a wealth of experience as a multi-genre songwriter, having performed at some of the most prestigious music venues including The Astoria, The Hammersmith Palais, The Forum, 100 Club, The WAG Club, The Mint (LA) and Douglas Corner Cafe (Nashville). Plus Radio and TV appearances on the Gilles Peterson and Gary Crowley shows and Channel 4 documentaries on The Soho Jazz Festival supporting Courtney Pine. He has recorded and filmed with producer Marius de Vries (Madonna, Bjork, John Legend, David Bowie etc.).
His self-produced tracks feature on CD-released albums featured in The Guinness Book Of Records, as well as single and album releases on CBS Records.
He also has self-released tracks on all digital platforms – the latest single and EP ‘Blue Dansette’ is on Bandcamp.