Content, Style & Genre
Have a listen to some classic Country and Folk songs and note the lyrical content of both.
Does one tend to be more metaphorical?
Are there certain themes that come up frequently in on or the other, or both?
Take some time to acknowledge the blend between genres and although many features may be similar, where a piece of music fits within a genre may be pushing the boundaries.
Find one example of a song that pushes the boundaries of one of the genres we explored and discuss with a friend or family member.
Have a go at putting together a 3-5 minute video, outlining the ways you feel your writing has improved since the beginning of the course, and also give some insight into how you would like to progress with your songwriting now going forward. Start planning your next song!