Emeli Sandé Shares Her Songwriting Tips [Video]

Posted by Sonicbids Staff on Nov 21, 2014 12:00 PM

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Emeli Sandé, of "Free" and "Next to Me" fame, shares her tips on songwriting in this video from BBC Radio 1. In it, Sandé gives us a glimpse into the mind of a true lyricist and shares the many types of inspirations that have influenced her writing

From song conception to actually hammering it out on the piano and toying with the lyrics, Sandé shares her own process as well as where her inspiration comes from, how she develops a song, and knowing when "you've got something."

Emeli Sandé: How to Write a Song

00:05 - Her early influences

00:25 - Writing her first song

00:54 - Using your emotions

01:38 - Knowing you've got something

02:04 - Her songwriting inspirations

02:32 - The importance of bravery

02:50 - The development of a song

05:30 - Her best advice for songwriters

What do you think of this songwriting advice? Let us know in the comments below!

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