Thanks to the recommendation from Tom Read on Twitter last week, I discovered Ed Sheeran’s Songwriting documentary on Apple Music, aptly named ‘Songwriter’. Basic gist is, Ed Sheeran has had a film producer (Who is also his cousin) follow him around for the last few years, capturing loads of songwriting sessions, including footage of him … Continue reading 5 Things I learnt from Ed Sheeran’s Songwriter Documentary.
If you’re anything like me you started writing songs as soon as you had two chords to rub together. Songwriting isn’t just a fundamental part of being a musician, it’s a crucial piece of the local church expression. I’ve always loved writing songs. I write a piece of a song almost every day. A chord … Continue reading Making The Most Of Your Songwriting Sessions
Author: Brenton Collyer. Starting a song is easy. Finishing a song is much more difficult. Most songwriters have plenty of ideas. A chord progression. Lyrics written in a notebook. A story. Unfortunately, most of these ideas are lost. The song is never completed. Never shared. Never recorded. Right now I’m working on writing for a … Continue reading Finishing Songs