Errico is a musician and teacher with a knack for explaining complex songwriting concepts in simple terms, drawing on experts from other fields for context (like astrophysicist Janna Levin, who explains the benefits of repetition). His book covers a lot of ground, but we’re going to dial in on chapter 8: Mission Songs, to examine the songs that make the statements for the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Mary J. Blige, and Britney Spears.
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Music, Lyrics, and Life: A Field Guide for the Advancing Songwriter
“The songwriting class you always wish you’d taken, taught by the professor you always wish you’d had.”
Coming November 15, 2021 on Backbeat Books