Don’t censor yourself when writing a song

Don’t censor yourself when writing a song

Often you will be writing a song and you will be thinking, I really should not write this, because my partner will think it’s about them.

So you stop writing it. My advice is, don’t stop! You are a creative individual; you make things up; the things you write don’t need to be true.

If your partner has ever read a story in a book they will understand that writers make things up; so do songwriters. And anyway, what you think the song is about is unlikely to be what they think the songs is about. Stop worrying and just write it.

In other words, don’t censor yourself when writing a song.

“The easiest songs to write are pure fiction. There is no limit to how you can tell the story.” Jason Mraz

“You can sing your song to 85,000 people and they’ll sing it back to you for 85,000 different reasons.”

“The funny thing is, people’s perceptions of what a song is about is usually wrong a majority of the time. But they’re still going to read what they want to into it.”

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