How To Write Song Lyrics: Number of Lines

I got a question from one of the SongChops Members asking how to write song lyrics, and the number of lines in a verse, chorus and bridge in particular. What a great question – and one I realize I’ve never actually covered! So, how many lines should you...

Colter Wall “Bob Fudge” Lyrics

Bob Fudge – Lyrics Artist: Colter Wall Album: Colter Wall and the Scary Prairie Boys (2019) Songwriter: Ian Tyson Total Time:  4:56 Structure: Sections will be easier for this one! A | A | A | A | B | A | BRK | A | A | B | A | BRK | A | A | A | BRK...

Luke Combs “Houston, We Got A Problem” Lyrics

Houston, We Got A Problem – Lyrics Artist: Luke Combs Album: This One’s For You Too (2017) Songwriter: Luke Combs, Jonathan Singleton & Randy Montana Total Time:  3:12 Structure:  V | CH | V | CH | CH Houston, We Got A Problem VERSE This is my kinda...

Hayes Carll “Drunken Poet’s Dream” Lyrics

Drunken Poet’s Dream – Lyrics Artist: Hayes Carll Album: Trouble In Mind (2008) Songwriter: Hayes Carll & Ray Wylie Hubbard Total Time:  3:28 Structure:  V | V | CH | V | CH | V + TAG | CH Drunken Poet’s Dream VERSE I got a woman who’s wild...