How to Write One Song

Author(s): Jeff Tweedy

writing & criticism

One of the century's most feted singer-songwriters, Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, digs deep into his own creative process to share his unique perspective about song-writing and offers a warm, accessible guide to writing your first song.

There are few artistic acts more mysterious than writing a song. But what if a shift in perspective - and some practical guidance - could overcome that mystery? Anyone wanting to experience more creativity and mindfulness will be inspired to do just that after reading How to Write One Song. Why one song? The difference between one song and many songs isn't a charming semantic trick - it's an important distinction that can simplify a notoriously confusing art form. The idea of becoming a capital-S Songwriter can seem daunting, but when approached as a focused, self-contained practice, the mystery and fear subsides and songwriting becomes an exciting pursuit. How to Write One Song brings readers into this intimate process - lyrics, music and how they come together. It's equallyabout the importance of making creativity part of your everyday life and of experiencing the hope, inspiration and joyavailable to anyone who is willing to get started.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780571367207
  • : Faber & Faber, Incorporated
  • : Faber & Faber Fiction
  • : August 2020
  • : February 2021
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jeff Tweedy
  • : Hardback
  • : 176