How to write lyrics?!! (Help)..

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How to write lyrics?!! (Help)..

Post by WilliamBauset » Sun Feb 14, 2010 3:22 am

Hey guy's well i need some help because i want to write some great lyrics like Stratovarius because they are just EPIC!!! and i don't really have inspiration for writting lyrics=(... I wonder where Timo Tolky gets his inspiration??...

I have been writting some lyrics but i don't know if you define them as "EPIC".. well here goes for nothing=(!!

Title: "Beast"

Darkness in my dreams, tells me the dark side of my life
What should I do, is it a dream or a reality?
Your dreaming it every day, don’t let it control you
You can fight the monster inside you, don’t let it go..

Madness is all over you; try to fight your destiny
You are destined to kill every one that you loved
You are born this way you can’t change your fate
Hearing voices, hallucinations of destructions..

The beast inside you wants to be free
The awakening of the beast will arrive
Bloods of innocent humans on your hands
There’s no turning back
Screaming for help won’t do anything

Darkness in real life is all around us
Dreaming to be normal
Being normal will not change anything
There’s a beast inside you trying to get out
Your soul is not good in heaven and not good in hell

Choir singing:
Bestia, Ruina, Abyssus
Diabolus, Atrum, Cruor
Somnus, Bestia, Ruina

The beast inside you wants to be free
The awakening of the beast will arrive
Bloods of innocent humans on your hands
There’s no turning back
Screaming for help won’t do anything
Your soul is not good in heaven and not good in hell!

What do you think so far?

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Post by NeverendingAbyss » Sun Feb 14, 2010 6:14 am

:) You will fit perfectly for the Living Poets Society. Ahhanem Lar Kerenslat...

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Post by WilliamBauset » Sun Feb 14, 2010 7:41 am

NeverendingAbyss wrote::) You will fit perfectly for the Living Poets Society. Ahhanem Lar Kerenslat...
you think im that poetic thank you :o :D i guess i have a hidden talent to write some poems=)..=P

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Post by Polaris » Mon Feb 15, 2010 10:30 pm

Well if you don't have an inspiration or a muse to inspire you will be hard to write good lyrics!

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Post by ggonza43 » Fri Feb 19, 2010 5:11 pm

The lyrics are particullary interesting, may wonder where from did you get that inspiration. But as my friend Polaris said, if you don't have something that really makes you write lyrics (a muse like he said), then it would be hard :?
I suggest to take everyday's moments as something unique and try to make them epic just as you want. Even if it sound silly, you won't believe how many great lyrics come from simple stuffs

Hope it helped :)
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Post by hiro23 » Sat Feb 20, 2010 11:40 pm

Unfortunately no one is going to write a song that's exactly like the people they idolize, the best you can do is write in a style that works for you.

It also helps if you have something which inspires you to write.
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Post by AAAAAAAAAA » Mon Feb 22, 2010 8:28 am

I think of writing as a creative, or emotional outlet.
If you're struggling to write lyrics maybe you have nothing to say?
And if you have nothing to say, why are you writing lyrics!?

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Post by AGAG » Mon Feb 22, 2010 9:18 am

AAAAAAAAAA wrote:I think of writing as a creative, or emotional outlet.
If you're struggling to write lyrics maybe you have nothing to say?
And if you have nothing to say, why are you writing lyrics!?

:umbrella:
I couldn't agree more...
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Post by icecab21 » Mon Feb 22, 2010 11:30 am

I’d say the hardest part of lyrics for me would be technical parts of syncing it to music. The poems can flow and be there, but the song lyric needs to be attached to something and that makes it a whole new animal.

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Post by ggonza43 » Mon Feb 22, 2010 5:46 pm

AGAG wrote:
AAAAAAAAAA wrote:I think of writing as a creative, or emotional outlet.
If you're struggling to write lyrics maybe you have nothing to say?
And if you have nothing to say, why are you writing lyrics!?

:umbrella:
I couldn't agree more...
+1, although it's the first time I agree with something A10 writes. An improvement :D
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Post by AAAAAAAAA » Tue Feb 23, 2010 1:01 pm

:lol: :lol: Improvement? :roll: For whom? :roll:

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Post by ggonza43 » Tue Feb 23, 2010 4:29 pm

For me, duh :D!
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Post by AAAAAAAAAA » Wed Feb 24, 2010 5:32 am

ggonza43 wrote:For me, duh :D!
While we're on the topic of self improvement, your avatar is sorely lacking in color contrast :roll: :roll:

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Post by Stratowarius » Wed Feb 24, 2010 9:42 am

:) "Wit is educated insolence"

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Post by ggonza43 » Wed Feb 24, 2010 5:06 pm

AAAAAAAAAA wrote:
ggonza43 wrote:For me, duh :D!
While we're on the topic of self improvement, your avatar is sorely lacking in color contrast :roll: :roll:
What's wrong with it? I like it :)
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Post by MetalVixen » Thu Mar 11, 2010 9:13 pm

I find that I write my best stuff when I am extremely pissed off or upset, so my inspiration usually comes from a darker place.

I think your song is great. Keep it up!

Songwriting should be about how you feel, so all you need to worry about is getting your thoughts on paper!
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Post by @DiamonD@ » Tue Apr 13, 2010 11:17 am

When I write lyrics, I drink green tea) But it always helps me))

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Post by ggonza43 » Tue Apr 13, 2010 10:11 pm

People gets inspiration for writing lyrics from anything they consider worthy. It also depends on your own mood, or how you feel that day; with that, ideas start to flow :)
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Post by hiro23 » Wed Apr 21, 2010 7:08 am

My lyrics will just come to me out of the blue, something simple will inspire me and I'll get lyrics in my head.

However that's not always the case, some of my longer songs I have to keep coming back to write and it takes me a long time to finish those.

But basically it's really whatever comes to my mind
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Post by AAAAAAAAAA » Tue May 04, 2010 7:36 pm

hiro23 wrote:My lyrics will just come to me out of the blue, something simple will inspire me and I'll get lyrics in my head.

However that's not always the case, some of my longer songs I have to keep coming back to write and it takes me a long time to finish those.

But basically it's really whatever comes to my mind
Straight from the horses mouth!!

I mean that very literally :roll: :buh: :banana1: :elk:

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Post by icecab21 » Wed May 05, 2010 12:44 am

As supposed to straight from the Asses mouth when a10 talks

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Post by ggonza43 » Wed May 05, 2010 5:31 pm

Maybe what this thread needs is a song inspired in A10's thoughts about everything he comments :D
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Post by adrian9 » Mon Jul 12, 2010 7:03 am

hey guys, well Im just an amateur in this matter, but im have to say that if theres any rule in songwriting must be NOT TO SIT DOWN AND EXPECT TO WRITE A SONG RIGHT AWAY.

tons and tons of ideas came for boring math classes, long bus rides, long walks, being in the toilet , just before get sleep, joggin...i mean, when your mind is totally relaxed or open..you get the point.

those greats riff and ideas that are in yout sub consiosness will flown , just be sure you got some pen and pencil, your cellphone or something to record your idea, because you dont want a miss it!!!
:D then you can break it down in home and improve it. this is what work the best for my.
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The Mirror

The looking Glass in the corner
Reflects my fears into his surface
The questions against the answers
All they are here, I hear their voices

The picture is not an emotion
Is only a piece of my truth?
Don't think, is not a illusion
Is you inner reality

The mirror, reflecting all the outside
The mirror, revealing the dark side


Maybe you came to me wondrin´
What this dark mirror could see
Want so much more of the future
To the point of insanity

Lose all you senses and emotions
Take you breath away
The looking glass wants to show you
how you will look without masks.


The mirror, reflecting all the outside
The mirror, revealing the dark side
The mirror, there´s nothing you can hide
The mirror, your old fears inside

and you might listen to this and others here
www.myspace.com/ariacaracas :D
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Post by ggonza43 » Mon Jul 12, 2010 5:50 pm

Jessica Allanic (Vocals)
Beatriz Henriquez (Vocals)
Sujeid Mijares (Vocals)
Sybill Odazinski (Vocals)
Alejandra Silva (Vocals)
Jackeline Tangerine (Vocals)
Yareli Trujillo (Vocals)
Alexandra Zambrano (Vocals)
Why you need so many vocalists :D? Nice music BTW
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Post by adrian9 » Wed Jul 14, 2010 1:44 am

Why you need so man vocalists Very Happy? Nice music BTW
hey thanks!!!
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Post by ggonza43 » Wed Jul 14, 2010 5:54 pm

adrian9 wrote:
Why you need so man vocalists Very Happy? Nice music BTW
hey thanks!!!
No problem; but seriously, why you need that amount of singers?
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Post by adrian9 » Thu Jul 15, 2010 3:35 am

ggonza43 wrote:
adrian9 wrote:
Why you need so man vocalists Very Happy? Nice music BTW
hey thanks!!!
No problem; but seriously, why you need that amount of singers?
I was trying to do something in the lines of Avantasia, of course is easier said than done... but we learned a lot and we came up with some good stuff I like to believe :lol:
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Post by ggonza43 » Thu Jul 15, 2010 5:25 pm

adrian9 wrote:
ggonza43 wrote:
adrian9 wrote:
Why you need so man vocalists Very Happy? Nice music BTW
hey thanks!!!
No problem; but seriously, why you need that amount of singers?
I was trying to do something in the lines of Avantasia, of course is easier said than done... but we learned a lot and we came up with some good stuff I like to believe :lol:
Everybody is free to make music the way they feel comfortable :)
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Post by Arkash » Thu Dec 23, 2010 8:41 pm

I personally write lyrics for two bands (I've sung in one of'em) and it's always the same...

Either I got a title that creates in me ideas about a development and a structure. Then I start writing the chorus, it needs to be brief and efficient: rythmic, a summary of the whole song, or the idea of the whole song. You definitly have to work hard your chorus!

Or, but much less than the statement above, I want to write a story about things I've seen in dreams or inspired from real life and work the title afterwards.
But I believe the title and the chorus are the most two important things in a song!
Through the storms we've wandered
Many mountains we have climbed
But all the bad times are behind
The road is free - I'm coming home

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Post by ggonza43 » Thu Dec 23, 2010 8:47 pm

Arkash wrote:But I believe the title and the chorus are the most two important things in a song!
I think the title can be worked out while you're composing the song
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