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.