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Rice, who has just turned 69, is in his attic office, an all-white room filled with light. Above the door handle is a sign that says "f--- off" in five different languages. Despite that, he greets me warmly and immediately asks about the cricket.
As well as compiling his new late Sunday evening Radio 2 show, which is fuelled by the Great American Songbook, there is still work to be done on his latest musical, Stephen Ward.
Writing a short story on your song’s topic is a great intermediate step for writing a good lyric.
As a Lyricist, you put together words to help the less lyrically inclined express their love through song. You don’t just have to write about love though.
Not all musical artists pen their own tunes. Often they record a song given to them by a songwriter or work with songwriters to craft a hit. What’s it like to work in this interesting part of the music business?
You've now reached a point where you can write perfectly crafted songs. So why aren't you having hits? Why are you still working a miserable day job? And what do you need to do to get to that next level?
In this article I am going to give you a few pointers from research and personal experience on how to become a first class lyricist.
A lyricist, also called lyric writer or wordsmith, is someone who writes the words to an original piece of music or adds words to already existing music.