Category Song Review

When a Song is a Movie

I haven’t heard a new song for a while that has affected me as much as “Walt Grace’s Submarine Test, January 1967”.  Putting aside being a parochial John Mayer fan for a moment, if you are a student of music and songwriting this song should be in your textbook.  It’s from the latest John Mayer […]

Victorious Danni Stefanetti

Danni Stefanetti’s work writing and recording over the past year or so has recognised and rewarded with her winning a 2012 Musicoz award for her song “Victory“. While I’m not a fan of pay to enter song or band-battle competitions, previous Musicoz winners have gone on to bigger things. Musicoz are at least putting focus […]

The Greatest Love Song?

I received a message from someone who follows this blog asking me what I thought was the best “love song” of all time?  Wow that’s a really subjective question and as with everything to do with music also a question of taste. But when I thought about it, something still worth looking into.  So how […]

Songwriting Gone Wrong

Now there are plenty of songs and “artists” out there these days which contribute to my raving lunacy. You’ll find most of them polluting the airways excreted from your local “top 40” radio stations. Today’s example of exalted mediocrity is “Just the Way You Are” by current teeny heart throb Bruno Mars (is that in […]