Who's Good At Writing Song Lyrics?

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Okay, I haven't collaborated with anybody in a long time but I'd like to try
something fun.

Give me a lyric. Just one line. I'll fill in the details. If you want, give me an
original song title.

If I pick yours, I'll write the rest of the lyric, compose the music, if it's any
good, submit it to publishers under both our names and if by some miracle,
something comes of it, I'll split all the profits 50/50.

I'm just looking for ideas but am willing to compensate big time for a line.

Hmmm....big time for a line.

I like it. Anyway, hit me with your best and we'll see what comes of it.
  • Profile picture of the author Michael Oksa
    Give me a bit of time, Steven. I used to write the lyrics for the bands I was in.

    Hmmm....

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  • Profile picture of the author Dave Patterson
    Originally Posted by Steven Wagenheim View Post

    Okay, I haven't collaborated with anybody in a long time but I'd like to try
    something fun.

    Give me a lyric. Just one line. I'll fill in the details. If you want, give me an
    original song title.

    If I pick yours, I'll write the rest of the lyric, compose the music, if it's any
    good, submit it to publishers under both our names and if by some miracle,
    something comes of it, I'll split all the profits 50/50.

    I'm just looking for ideas but am willing to compensate big time for a line.

    Hmmm....big time for a line.

    I like it. Anyway, hit me with your best and we'll see what comes of it.

    "We live like never met at all..."

    -Me
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Oksa
    Dream Or Die

    Rock My Heart

    Won't Look At Her Again

    Getting Old Ain't The Same As Dyin'

    Those are a few titles, next I'll see if I can come up with a few lines (but not for those titles).

    I usually like to hear the music first, but I like the possibilities. Each one of the above could lends itself to a nice lyrical twist in the last verse.

    Rock on!
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  • Profile picture of the author KimW
    Don't delete me off your Facebook,baby!
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    • Profile picture of the author Dave Patterson
      Originally Posted by KimW View Post

      Don't delete me off your Facebook,baby!

      LOL.....
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  • Profile picture of the author HeySal
    Don't know your sound either - but this could go a few ways.

    life don't always go just how it'd seem
    Sometimes you got to live for the dream
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  • Profile picture of the author KimW
    Or you could follow up with:
    Get your myspace outta my face.
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  • Profile picture of the author RobynN
    I'm not a song writer but here's what I came up with.


    Everyone keeps trying to bring me down
    They tell me to turn my life around
    But they don't see it the way that I do
    I live for myself and not by their rules
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  • Profile picture of the author LynnM
    "Life is a dream and I don't want to wake up"
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  • Profile picture of the author LynnM
    in a similar vein..."I'm sleepwalking through life, never knowing when to wake up"

    It's 4 am here, must have bed on my mind!
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    • Profile picture of the author LynnM
      This is just too much fun...! (apologies is any of these happen to be lyrics already)

      "They say life sucks, but I know better"

      "I see the way your eyes follow me, all the way round the room"

      "A webcam is the only way be can be together right now"

      "I'd like to pour a glass of champagne and toast your memory"

      "I wish I'd kept that knife in the drawer, I thought as the jail door slammed"

      "A thousand hugs from a stranger can't match just one from you"
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Oksa
    Here are a few lyrical snippets.

    "Please" is all that was said.

    Love thy neighbor, but don't get caught.

    Cold news came my way.

    Sensing changes in my past.

    Rock on!
    Michael
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  • Profile picture of the author gareth
    You'd need a coal miner to find her vagina
    And the hairs of her dickey di-do hung down to her knees
    If she were my daughter I'd have them cut shorter
    And the hairs of her dickey di-do hung down to her knees

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  • Profile picture of the author Melodican
    Endless rain taps softly on her widowed brow
    The sorrowful pain what choices she had now
    Without even thinking she made a decision
    Her life would go on, no more head on collisions
    She knew she was the only thing that stopped herself from moving forward
    the memories of her man had the the power and taught her
    that even though life may seem to be passing her by
    the only real reason for life was to ask herself why
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