Words have been my life and meaningful words sewn together by chords implying a deep meaning expressed through harmonic frequencies, simply put, ‘song’ is my soul.
When I listen to a song, what captures me is the story of the song. Yes, I am a ‘lyrics person’. Are you one?
I have had so many debates with fellow music/song lovers, who claim melody is the soul of music. I call them them the ‘melody people’. I think everyone has their perspective. I have mine, which always and forever zeros down to ‘lyrics’.
To melody people out there, this is what I have to say!
From the movie ‘Music and Lyrics’…
Alex Fletcher : It doesn’t have to be perfect. Just spit it out. They’re just lyrics.
Sophie Fisher : “Just lyrics”?
Alex Fletcher : Lyrics are important. They’re just not as important as melody.
Sophie Fisher : I really don’t think you get it.
Alex Fletcher : Oh. You look angry. Click your pen.
Sophie Fisher : A melody is like seeing someone for the first time. The physical attraction. Sex.
Alex Fletcher : I so get that.
Sophie Fisher : But then, as you get to know the person, that’s the lyrics. Their story. Who they are underneath. It’s the combination of the two that makes it magical.
Beautiful ain’t ?