Strategy To Create Popular Song

Labels:

Good songwriters use songcraft to give their songs emotional impact and make them memorable. The song-building tools and techniques we call "song craft" are not arbitrary; they weren't invented just to drive songwriters crazy or force us to create formula songs without depth or originality. Listen actively to a lot of different types of music. Good writers read several genres of books. Good songwriters listen to genres of songs.

Just grab a piano, a guitar, a tuba, a pair of sticks. The new sounds will increase your motivation and the same mechanism of expectation/resolution can provide you with new ideas. So lets say you want to use a different chord
progression for verse, chorus and bridge. This means you need 3 different chord progressions. Great stuff! Lets start with a verse.

A very important tool in songwriting is the use of dynamics. In pop music, most of the time a song is written with two writers – a backing track writer who would normally start with the chords, put in a bass and build the track up around that. The other writer is a top-line writer. Also, google "songwriting tips" and you'll have tons more to read, and probably of much better quality.