Last Updated: May 25, References. This article was co-authored by Halle Payne, a trusted member of wikiHow's community. Halle Payne has been writing songs since the age of eight. She has written hundreds of songs for guitar and piano, some of which are recorded and available on her Soundcloud or Youtube channel. There are 28 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. This article has been viewed , times. Learn more Have you ever listened to a pop song on the radio and thought that you could write one of those? With a little imagination, a basic musical talent, and a love for metaphors, you can begin writing your own pop song in no time. Not every pop song is a hit, as many artists write hundreds in a year while only publishing eight to ten.
Try it now
Look at the first two lines of your lyric. Imagine someone came up to you and read just those two lines. Go to any of your lines. Read just that one out loud. Does it make sense?
How To Write a Pop Song
The big question is this: What is a pop song? What song have you played 10, times? It makes me feel like the song was written for me. How you try and make a song like that is something I think I can talk about. If you assume people want dumbed-down music, the result is dumbed down.
Last Updated: July 17, References Approved. This article was co-authored by Timothy Linetsky. Timothy Linetsky is a DJ, producer, and music educator that has been making music for over 15 years.