Growing up, I didn’t just like Michael Jackson. Sadly, Michael Jackson passed away suddenly before the video game could be completed. (8) The Florida Marlins will stay put, but the Oakland A’s and Minnesota Twins will start looking elsewhere.
While none of these are guaranteed and any predictions are always fraught with risks, I’m reasonably sure the majority of them will prove to be quite accurate. They are based on my analysis of the personalities involved and the outcomes of similar situations from the past.
The judging is obviously, totally biased. You are appealing to a specific judge for each round. So if you have something you know they love or that will make them laugh, you can use that to sway the vote to you. If you’re feeling really silly you can try to argue that sliced bread is talented.
Now that you have a story ready to be told, think of the kind of audience who will be interested in it. Simplify things if you want the song to reach to people from all walks of life. Also, add some surprises in between. A good ghost sequence playing in the background can make a huge, subtle impact on the listener.
He was the center of my Beer Universe. There will never be another Michael Jackson. To borrow a musical term, he kicked the door down and everyone else just walked through. He pitched that first yeast slurry in a million minds of wort. He wrote about beer with such clarity that you could actually smell it, taste it, and feel it in your mouth with just the words from a page.
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It was an informal gathering of his friends from far and near. At the Andover Arms we toasted and revisited memories of Michael throughout the evening. For me it was an emotional rollercoaster. Feeling privileged simply to have a beer in Michael’s “house” I found myself in animated conversation one moment and becoming silent and contemplative in the next.
Finally, in spite of all these tips on how to get into songwriting, remember that most successful songwriters are also the most active listeners. Open your ears to the sounds and noises of the universe and you will know how to get into songwriting.