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Song School: Light

Luke Davids

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12 Videos (26m)
    • Welcome to Song School

      0:31
    • The 5 Key Elements of a Song Overview

      0:40
    • Song Structure

      0:40
    • Groove

      0:33
    • Chord Progression

      0:50
    • Melody

      0:46
    • Lyrics

      0:59
    • Typical Pop Song Structure

      4:45
    • The Three Main Factors of Groove

      0:45
    • An easy way to spice up your chord progressions

      4:02
    • The Melody Arc

      7:17
    • Metaphorical vs Literal

      4:32

About This Class

Song School breaks songwriting down into it’s fundamental elements and offers exercises along the way so that students can learn by doing. After a brief overview of the key elements we’ll dive deep into each one and see how it affects the life and blood of a song.

This course aims to help new songwriters gain a complete grasp of the art of songwriting while helping experienced songwriters work on their weaknesses and further hone their craft. 

Song School Light includes highlights and some of the key information and formulas from the full Song School course to help new songwriters begin their journey and give more advanced songwriters an opportunity to hone their chopes.

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Luke Davids is the founder and lead instructor for Song School. He has been writing songs for over 20 years in the pop, singer-songwriter, rock and dance genres. His focus is on introducing new songwriters to the elements of songwriting while helping experienced songwriters improve their craft.

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