Songwriting Skill - Finding Your Voice: The Academy Is - “About A Girl”

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The seventh in a series of nine exercises focusing on songwriting models for young lyricists on how to find and develop their unique voice. Class members suggest songs that they feel sound authentic and contrast the wording with songs they feel sound untrue. They then examine their own lyrics and revise lines that seem artificial.

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Pros

  • Exercises include using the loop writing process and free association to trigger lyrics
  • The lessons are carefully crafted and would work best if used in order
Cons

  • For this lesson it is important to create a respectful classroom environment where individual preferences can be expressed and accepted