Get a Full-time Job as a Songwriter or Lyric-Writer
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Many songwriters and lyricists are surprised to learn that there are people out there who earn their living by writing songs and lyrics. It may not be like the famed Brill-building songwriting houses where so many songwriters got their start, but there are many music publishers, record companies and music producers that represent artists and bands and need to supply them with a steady flow of fresh, new, original songs. There are also ad agencies and media companies who employ songwriters and lyricists to write songs and create jingles for their promotional campaigns.
There have been many groups like One Direction, that were created for their sales and marketing potential more than their songwriting skills,
and ever since music-marketing began, the image of Recording Artists has been more important than who actually wrote the song - and this has created a bigger role for songwriters and lyric-writers.
For this reason, record companies, production companies and music publishers will all at times employ songwriters, lyricists and co-writers to write new, original songs for their Recording Artists.
Getting a job as a songwriter may not be suited to every writer. After all, to do this, a songwriter must be comfortable with their role in the background, and a
songwriter who wants the "star treatment" may not fare songwriters who want to write and record their own songs may not want other artists succeeding with their songs. However, this can provide a ... >>