The Basics of Pro Songwriting
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#1 Intro to Full Circle Music0:57
#2 FCA Songwriting Intro1:08
#3 FCA Melody2:34
#4 FCA Phrasing2:49
#5 FCA Lyrics6:08
#6 FCA Chords2:40
#7 FCA Arrangement2:37
FCA Outro 20:52
About This Class
Learn from a Grammy-Winning Songwriter, all the basics that you need to know for creating a hit song. We cover fundamentals like melody, lyrics, arrangement, chords, and more.
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Good beginners look at some of the different things to think about while writing a song, pretty helpful
Seth, thanks so much for your kindness in sharing your knowledge and expertise with us. I just realized that I am hitting most of your tip points for my song 'Fireside Lament'. Thanks. That lets me know I am on the right track. God bless.
Veteran Guitarist-Who wants to LEARN GUITAR?
GRAMMY award winning producer, Seth Mosley is one of the most awarded and in-demand songwriters and producers in the Christian Music industry today. Along with receiving a GRAMMY Award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album "RUN WILD. LIVE FREE.LOVE STRONG" (for King & Country) this year, Seth also received the 2014 SESAC award for Christian Songwriter of the Year. In 2013, Billboard Magazine named Mosley the #1 Christian music producer and the #3 Christian songwriter; and Seth was the writer of 28 charting radio singles, resulting in 14 SESAC awards for top radio activity.
Known for hits like, "You Are I Am" (Mercy Me), "Born Again" (Newsboys) & "Words" (Hawk Nelson), this past year has been stellar for Seth with eight #1 songs: "Fix My Eyes" (for KING & COUNTRY), "He Knows My Name" (Francesca Battistelli), "Fight Song" (The Almost), "Start a Fire" (Unspoken), "Let It Be Love" (Family Force Five), "He Knows" (Jeremy Camp), "Who I Am" (Blanca) & "Air I Breathe" (Mat Kearney).
Seth's recent production credits include: Michael W. Smith, tobyMac, for King & Country, Unspoken, Jeremy Camp, Sidewalk Prophets, Audio Adrenaline, Blanca, Moriah Peters & Jared Anderson.
We congratulate Seth on his amazing 4 Dove Award wins in 2015!
- Producer of the Year
- Songwriter of the Year (Non-Artist)
- Pop Contemporary Album of the Year: "RUN WILD. LIVE FREE.LOVE STRONG" (for King & Country)
- Inspirational Album of the Year: "Above It All" (Phillips, Craig & Dean)
Him and his company, Full Circle Music, won their Second Grammy Award in 2016 for the record "This is Not a Test" by TobyMac.
They have 21 #1 Radio Hits and Counting.