Songwriting: Essential Guide to Lyric Form and Structure (Tools and Techniques for Writing Better Lyrics). Berklee Guide. Softcover. 112 pages. Published by Berklee Press (HL.50481582).
ISBN 0793511801. 8.5x11 inches.
Veteran songwriter Pat Pattison has taught many of Berklee College of Music's best and brightest students how to write truly great lyrics. Her helpful guide contains essential information on lyric structures, timing and placement, and exercises to help everyone from beginners to seasoned songwriters say things more effectively and gain a better understanding of their craft. Features examples of famous songs for study, including: Be Still My Beating Heart • Can't Fight This Feeling • It Was a Very Good Year • Tickle Me • and more.