Wednesday, June 16, 2010

K♠ Your masterpiece

K♠ King of Spades in The Rock Songwriter’s Deck: 52 Ways to Write a Song

The King of Spades asks you to demonstrate your mastery of songwriting techniques.

Write a song that stretches your songwriting skills in every way. Use all the most sophisticated musical and poetic techniques you can muster. Throw in everything and the kitchen sink.

This might be a long song that tries the patience of your audience, but go ahead, try their patience! If you want to impress the King, you must take big risks and hold nothing back.

You can't fake your way through this assignment with your usual gimmicks. This one will take real work and careful craftsmanship. But all your studies have prepared you for this challenge. So get into that music studio and show His Majesty what you are made of! Good luck!

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