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BIRMINGHAM SONGWRITING TIPS

Feedback was written for songwriters as Birmingham songwriting tips at The NEC in Birmingham on the weekend.

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Manchester Songwriting Tips: Judges wrote feedback for the songwriters at The NEC in Birmingham giving them Birmingham songwriting tips. Birmingham songwriting tips are provided to help songwriters gain more insight into the industry.

The judging panel at the Birmingham songwriting tips were;

  • Chris Grayston, Head Judge; Music Consultant Chris Grayston who works for Sony, Thames TV, The Voice to name a few.
  • Rachel White - Director of Superstar Academy
  • Adrian - Middle of Nowhere Music Festival
  • Tanya Anderson - Choreographer

Birmingham Songwriting Tips: See industry feedback below. Please be aware views expressed by judges are opinions and subjective to that particular judging panel. These views in no way reflect the views of Future Music, and are published with a view to being beneficial to the performing acts and their songs. Please take the feedback on board with a view to helping in the future.

Megan Williams – You have a distinct sharp vocal. Take care to keep engaging with us throughout. Your chords are quite basic and could benefit in being a little more complex. Give us more progression to add to the interest and enjoyment of the song. Click here for more advice on how to write songs.

Riya Gadher – The mood of the song feels very ‘Del Raye’ like. Try and take control of the stage more, click here for more on stage presence. Watch your diction at times and don’t get too lazy on the phrasing - click here for the importance of diction for singers. Think about re-drafting the dynamics to give even more impact and mood!

Chris Jarratt – The song has a jolly 80’s feel to it, perhaps lacking a real vocal hook for us to take away in our heads. You committed well to the performance and used the stage well, click here for more on live performance opportunities.

Sam K Newman – Look to drive through the hook of the song as the song has loads of potential, but you need to commit to really push the hook to stand up even more. Click here for more on adding guitar dynamics.

BIRMINGHAM SONGWRITING TIPS

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