Lyrics Only (PLUS + PLUS) Includes: Numerical Scoring + Written Feedback + 30min Coaching Call
Enter song lyrics to be critiqued and a chance to win (Prizes awarded for 1st - 3rd place). Receive a score and written feedback for each critique category below, plus a 30min coaching call with the judge of your genre.
- Originality (Does the lyric feature a unique "big idea," conveyed in a fresh way?).
- Song Structure (Is there a clear overall form to the lyric that will "marry up" well to a powerful, unified composition?).
- Imagery, Metaphor, Symbolism, Alliteration, Rhyme, etc. (Are the lyric's literary devices used effectively to create a strong emotional impact?).
- Hook(s) or Catchiness (Are there aspects of this lyric that will draw in and stick with listeners?).
Singability (Level of which you think these lyrics can move beyond the written page and be sung or vocalized in a recorded/performed song).
- Overall Impact and "Wow-Factor".
Note: Coaching calls are scheduled after the contest judging is complete and the final results have been posted. You can choose to discuss the song you have entered, and/or any aspect of songwriting.