Archive for the ‘Songwriting’ Category

After something like 10 hours wrangling with all this data, I think I have some results to share with you.  You can click on the images in this post to see the results, or download the whole thing as a PDF here.  Please, comment, repost, and share with anyone you think might be interested.  Is […]

Last week we discussed singable melodies.  I am suggesting that the most important feature that makes a song suitable for corporate worship is the strength of its melody.  Songs that get sung across the world are the ones with strong, compelling melodies that are able to stand alone, because those work well on the only […]

The human voice is the first and most important instrument on which a song must sound good if that song is going to survive beyond the cultural space and moment in which it was written.