Thursday, April 12, 2012
L is for lyrics. As a songwriter, that is one of my specialties. I love writing lyrics that make people feel, think, and believe! I often struggle over a piece of music for days or even weeks to find the right words to bring the song together. It means nothing for me to continuously change a phrase or line until I feel that "ah ha" moment. Many people are fascinated with singers. I, on the other hand, am always fascinated with the writer of those lyrics. I often question, what a person must have been going through or feeling when they wrote the words. I also question how many people will eventually be touched by a phrase that they love because it explains exactly how they felt but were unable to find the words of their own. One of the lines from a song tBarry Manilow, "I write the songs that make the whole world sing... I am music and I write the songs!!!!!