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Need help with this song, all ideas considered!
« on: June 14, 2011, 12:26:10 am »
You know when you get to that stage where you have a bridge and a chorus but you dont know what to do in the verse or what to do for the intro?

Yeah, im there.

I have composed a pretty catchy chorus which can be listened to here:


http://soundcloud.com/leehayesmusic/new-chorus-idea

I want it to be quite contrasting and evolving when going into the bridge and chorus.

The chords for that clip are: Em, G, Bm, D | C, Em, G, D

I just dont know how or where i should or could go chord wise for a verse, any ideas?
Even if you have an idea about cutting out instruments or the overall instrumentation for the verse i'd be very happy to hear your ideas.

Hope you guys can help!
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Re: Need help with this song, all ideas considered!
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2011, 12:27:00 am »
P.S: I know minimal theory, all I know is its in the key of Em!
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Re: Need help with this song, all ideas considered!
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2011, 09:19:16 am »
Hi,
Sounds good but is really kind of different from the way I put things together in that the lead starts out prior to and ends after the cords I think. What if you start the cords and then bring the lead in a bit later? It all fits as is, so it is just an idea.

I do not know enough theory to write by just plotting out cords. I would have to put your part in my DAW, the play with cords to come up with a verse for it.

It is a great sounding chorus and well worth adding more parts! Good luck on it.

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Re: Need help with this song, all ideas considered!
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2011, 11:13:46 am »
Give these a go

Em-G-D-C and/or Em-G-D-Am for verse
C-Bm-D-Am for the bridge, maybe juggle the chords a bit but i'd start with the C.

Not keen on the drums (closed hihat i think) constant "ticka-ticka-ticka-ticka."
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Re: Need help with this song, all ideas considered!
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2011, 01:31:13 am »
Thanks guys, i'll have a crack at it tomorrow and let you know how I get on!
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