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DeAtHsTaR
05-14-2006, 11:34 AM
So... we kicked our singer out. So far we only have covers, but w need to wright some original songs! Should we go ahead and do this now, or wait until we have a singer?

The Talking Pie
05-14-2006, 12:07 PM
Depends on what your style is. Are lyrics liable to be tacked on afterwards, or is the music build around the lyrics? And will your search for a lyricist also be a search for a lyric-writer? If one of you can write the lyrics and/or you write the music before the lyrics, then go for it now.

notoriousdoc
05-14-2006, 01:31 PM
Hmm, plagerise someone else's?

opivy21
05-14-2006, 06:37 PM
I don't see why you should need a singer to write songs.

JoY
05-15-2006, 06:57 AM
oh, I just love Dave & the way he always takes people serious, advices them, tries to be helpful & friendly. <3

PXi
05-15-2006, 09:37 AM
try and write some of your own dude, even if it's just music then at least what you play will be more personal and lyrics aren't that hard to write if you are basing them on an experience, they just flow

Mooose
05-15-2006, 11:52 AM
Just write, man. I'm the lead guitarist in one of my bands and I write all the lyrics. Might want to get a singer before you do a gig or record though :D

T-6005
05-17-2006, 09:10 AM
Dain84, please never write music.

No, but seriously - write now. If it doesn't work out with the singer you find, then just write some more then. It's not that hard.

DeAtHsTaR
05-17-2006, 09:19 AM
Dain84, please never write music.
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Don't worry, I only write riffs, not lyrics.

Andy
05-17-2006, 09:24 AM
Write a load of really obscure lines and put them all in a big hat, and pick them out in a random order. You never know, you might end up with some good Mclusky-esque lyrics.

DeAtHsTaR
05-17-2006, 09:27 AM
Write a load of really obscure lines and put them all in a big hat, and pick them out in a random order.
If it works out as good as it did for Cobain, that's a good idea.

Andy
05-17-2006, 09:28 AM
Is that how he did it? Damn, I thought I was a visionary for a minute there.

DeAtHsTaR
05-17-2006, 09:40 AM
Is that how he did it? Damn, I thought I was a visionary for a minute there.
haha no, but he did pick a lot of lines from his poetry at random.

no_way
05-17-2006, 09:49 AM
just fuckin' write, express all your feelings on a paper and then you can put 'em in order. quite easy once you get it. if you don't wanna express your feelings, tell someone else's story or make it up. You can also explain something really stupid like mota and make it sound cool.

sanjo
05-17-2006, 07:52 PM
personally i find it a bit difficult writing songs?

and whts a riff? :confused:

Sinister
05-17-2006, 08:13 PM
and whts a riff? :confused:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riff

Jonner
05-22-2006, 01:47 PM
If you need lyrics write whatever comes out of your mouth most of mine don't make sense like
No Water For you but some for me
It seems they gave you only the sea

kiare
05-26-2006, 05:20 AM
I think you should wait, or at least, if you start writting your own songs, start composing and creating ideas, you should have in mind that you will have to put a vocal part over all, I mean, you can create things and ideas..bu if you want to develop the whole song, I think you should wait to have the singer, or one of you should do the vocals part, just until the singer comes.

I think that the voice is the most important thing in a song being good or not, I mean...mos of punk rock songs are just 3 or 4 chords, what makes the song good is the tune of the voice.

petey
06-02-2006, 02:53 PM
Depends on what your style is. Are lyrics liable to be tacked on afterwards, or is the music build around the lyrics? And will your search for a lyricist also be a search for a lyric-writer? If one of you can write the lyrics and/or you write the music before the lyrics, then go for it now.
i agree with u.