"How to Write A Hit Song, Fifth Edition" by Molly-Ann Leikin
This inspiring, personal, fast-paced and perennial best-seller by hit songwriter Molly-Ann Leikin, teaches you the fundamentals of writing and marketing your words and music for pop songs, country songs, gospel songs, contemporary Christian songs, alternative songs, rock songs and dance songs, so they can become hit songs.
In “How to Write a Hit Song”, there are exciting chapters on creating strong, original melodies and tracks, lyrics that say something new, the importance of an unusual, original title, co-writing, finding the right collaborator, overcoming writing blocks, making money in the meantime, stimulating creativity, and making time to write.
This magic book even includes a special chapter devoted to “I Need to Wake Up”, by Melissa Etheridge, that won an Oscar. Melissa gave Molly an exclusive interview. Just for you.
“How to Write a Hit Song” is an easy and very funny read. If you’ve been writing and writing and writing songs but not getting anywhere, or you’re brand new, wanting to do it just right, these pages can change everything.
After reading “How To Write A Hit Song”, you will know exactly what to do with your lyrics and music, your CD’s, mp3’s and tracks, and most important, how to get them to all the right people.
As of this writing, four of Molly-Ann Leikin’s clients who’ve read “How To Write A Hit Song”, have Grammy nominations, another won an Emmy, and so far, over six thousand other readers have placed their pop songs, country songs, dance songs, gospel songs, rock songs, alternative songs, and contemporary Christian songs in movies, TV shows, on CD’s, and in commercials. Their music and lyrics are downloaded all over the web. That’s a lot of income streams! More every minute! And that’s a lot of money from songwriting royalties!
Whether you write, sing and produce your own songs, write the words or compose melody only, this landmark book features simple, playful exercises for learning each point of songwriting and marketing craft.
“How to Write a Hit Song” will show you exactly how the hit songwriters work, and how you can carve an unstoppable path for yourself in the music business.
You can do it!