Songwriting is more than just writing lyrics!

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Its actually writing a SONG! A song that has a hot melodic structure, strong content, movement, consistency in verse quality, smooth transitions, marketability, a strong catchy hook, a unique concept that reaches the market in which you are trying to reach, vocal production, vocal arrangements, conviction and feeling, and last but not least, growth.

After you finish with the song, it should have the ability to stand the test of time.

This is what songwriting is. Songwriting is what makes the song complete. As a creator in lyrics, you have to take in account all these areas that I have listed above. One feature of it is just as important as the next feature. They are all needed in order to come to the product finale of a stellar hit marketable song that can be placed in a variety of multi-media.

Songwriting is not easy for those who think it is. When you take into account the characteristics, its very tedious. It is imperative to be a student and stay on top of hot topics, melodic structures, dynamics and animation within a song. Music is constantly changing, you must know how to change with it.

Writing songs is in my DNA. I understand what it takes to put together a great song, a hit song. I have a formula, but my formula may not be the same as yours. It is something that one must find as you focus in on your craft.

Its so important for people to understand what songwriting really is. I’m writing this to open up the minds of writers that its way bigger than what you may see on the surface. You are putting together a film, a scene and in that film and scene, you have to see the whole picture not just one aspect of it.

Paint the masterpiece of your song. Fill in the darker darks and the lighter lights. Let the audience know where the light source is coming from and where the shadows will hit. Choose your medium well, your target market. accomplish the goals of every stroke to gear towards that market while maintaining the identity and personality of the subject matter. The concept and you as its host, must be one. I know you can hear it. break down and build to inherit its proximity (the art term). It is a beautiful thing!

-LeXXah Drew It-

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Written by the Alexis Wilson Song Factory LLC.

“I’m Worth EVERY Penny!” Believe ME, I AM!!

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I don’t push myself as an artist. Being an artist may be a desire down the road, but my main focus is songwriting, laying down reference vocals, vocal production & vocal arranging.

Many people think its odd for me not to push myself as an artist, but I do have valid reasons. On my music page, I do advertise myself and what I do, but it’s more of promoting the songwriting and vocal skills.

If you didn’t know, I am the face of my songwriting team. So there is the explanation.

Which brings me to the the point of the title. Those who have heard me already know and those who haven’t, perhaps this read will spark interest.

IM WORTH EVERY PENNY!!!! And I mean that in the sense of the Real Talk & NOT the Fake Talk.

I don’t like to go on and on about how cold I am because I let my skills do the talking for me. Most people won’t dare say or put themselves with the likes of some big time artists around the music league, and I won’t say I’m up there with them as far as resume and finances, but I can say that vocally, I can rock with Mary J. Blige, Beyonce, Rihanna, Keri Hilson, Monica, Brandy, Jennifer Hudson, Jordin Sparks etc.

I can dish out the vocals of these different artists. And I’m not being over confident or getting to big for my britches. I’m quite aware of what I’m saying.

Now it’s not enough just to say it. Let me show you. Hit up my Reverbnation Page at Reverbnation

Yes, that is me singing!

Artists and rappers have asked me to sing hooks or do Adlibs and as any quality service does, I do charge a small fee that won’t break the bank on anyone.

I understand where I’m at, but I also understand where my skill set is and it is of very high quality.

People talk big all the time, I know, but out of all the thousands or millions you run into, I’m that one that actually isn’t full of crap.

As you read my blogs and just get to know me as a talented person, you will see that I’m a doer, an action person. People have to see it to believe it. We all know that, but don’t listen to me. Listen for yourself and you tell me.

And you don’t have to hate, I’m not pushing myself as an artist, but offering a service. The artist things Is more of if a project comes around, like a feature or something of that nature, it’s temporary or a short term venture. But no matter what it is, I’m Worth Every Penny! And I’m not going to break the bank, not like the artists with the bigger names.

This thing is all about letting people know, this is how I eat, how I live, how I continue to do what I do. As a creative being, I gotta survive. Many purchase many products from clothes, electronics, gadgets and so forth and a lot of times people will break themselves just to get those things, but don’t see the value of someone’s artistry.

It’s disappointing, but it is the truth. But I’m setting my bar and sticking with it. A skill can not be devalued. That is why I continue to prove myself. You have to, so people can be reminded on just how cold I am at a very reasonable price.

That is all!

-LeXXah Drew It-

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