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:: Saturday, April 26, 2003 ::

Absolutely great article about "How to write a really mediocre song" on Relevant today. It lists 11 things you can do. For instance:

Number Eight. Mix and match your metaphors. Let rivers run over mountains in your song. Let the hand of God rain down on you. Stand before the throne on your knees. If you find this mixing and matching difficult to do, reading through modern chorus books or many recent Christian novels will help.


Read the article here.

I would add a 12th point: change the tempo of the song partway through so you have an abrupt change from upbeat and clapping to something slow where nobody can find the beat.

:: Matt 4/26/2003 08:34:00 PM :: permalink :: ::
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