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The beginner's guide to writing a hit song.  Ever wanted to write your own song?  Ever wondered what you love about some songs but hate about others? 

Whether you start with lyrics, tune, chords or rhythm, Write Songs from Scratch guides you through all aspects of songwriting - what makes one lyric good whilst another awful, what makes a memorable tune, and so on. An accompanying CD demonstrates how it's done, with eight sample songs recorded by top artists.

And, when you write your own chart-topper, Write Songs from Scratch provides advice on how to approach the music industry and protect your copyright.

Written by an expert songwriter and recorded by top artists, Write Songs from Scratch is fabulous for any aspiring songwriter.

Technical Note:

Some people have experienced difficulties when trying to play the audio CD for this product on a computer. You may only see a splash screen which directs you to the Boosey & Hawkes website.

The audio files are hidden and cannot be seen if you explore the disc. However, you can still play the CD on your computer if you have Windows Media Player or iTunes software installed. We are sorry, but the CD will not play if you are using RealPlayer.

If you are experiencing problems, please try running the disc using Windows Media Player or iTunes. If you are still unable to play the disc, please contact us by e-mail at publishing.uk@boosey.com, and we will send you a replacement disc with the files in a different format that you can use.

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