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Songwriting

Gary Barlow

Songwriting

Everyone has a song inside them. Discover how to write yours with the hitmaker behind fourteen No.1 singles.

This course includes:

29 lessons

3.5 hours

115 exercises

What you'll learn

Join Gary as he reveals the secrets of his 30 years’ composing experience. You’ll learn just what it takes to become a songwriter and finish with a song of your very own.

  • Write your own song in six steps
  • Create catchy choruses
  • Understand harmony and melody
  • Find your creative voice
  • Reach your audience
  • Navigate the music industry

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Gary Barlow, OBE, is one of Britain’s greatest songwriters. He’s written songs for Delta Goodram, T-Pain, N-Dubz, Lily Allen, Shirley Bassey, Take That and more. He’s sold over 50 million records, had 14 No.1 singles and learnt a lot in 30 years. He's going to share it all with you on this course.

Lesson plan (29)

  1. 01

    Songwriting Introduction

    01:04

  2. 02

    What is songwriting?

    02:51

  3. 03

    The process

    04:41

  4. 04

    Listening

    09:28

  5. 05

    Early days

    04:54

  6. 06

    First steps

    04:20

  7. 07

    First keyboard

    12:32

  8. 08

    Singing

    05:32

  9. 09

    Major to minor

    04:20

  10. 10

    Find your voice

    11:13

  11. 11

    No idea is ever wasted

    03:44

  12. 12

    The chorus

    02:40

  13. 13

    Chords

    02:44

  14. 14

    Experiment with chords

    07:02

  15. 15

    Collaboration

    08:38

  16. 16

    Simplicity

    02:58

  17. 17

    Constructing a song: part one

    07:25

  18. 18

    Constructing a song: part two

    12:58

  19. 19

    Constructing a song: part three

    12:26

  20. 20

    Constructing a song: part four

    10:06

  21. 21

    Constructing a song: part five

    09:50

  22. 22

    Constructing a song: part six

    10:07

  23. 23

    Confidence

    06:04

  24. 24

    See an opportunity

    08:49

  25. 25

    Creativity

    13:16

  26. 26

    The theatre

    05:39

  27. 27

    Longevity

    03:12

  28. 28

    Reaching an audience

    02:54

  29. 29

    Summary

    07:27

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