Ideas For Song Themes

Ideas For Song Themes

When starting a song it's always a good idea to have a road map or blueprint to work off. This is what a song theme (or song plot) is.

A song theme will help guide you in the right direction until you reach your final destination - a finished song, and this guide will show you how to create plenty of good song theme ideas.

Below you will find a simple little formula that will help you choose the main characteristics of a song's theme. All you do is pick one option from each box. The boxes being the viewpoint, the timeframe, the voice, the scene and the subject. All it takes is a couple of minutes, and voila, you have a song theme picked and you're ready to start writing your next hit.

song theme chart

There you have it, just use this formula every time you start writing a song and you will be crafting great lyrics in no time. This is also a great formula to use if you have a bit of writers block, I use it all the time when my creative juices dry up, all I do is read through the magic formula and I get tons of ideas for song themes.

If you feel like you have some good suggestions which I should add to the list then please feel free to e-mail them to me. If they're any good then I'll put them up for the rest of the world to see.

If you found this chart interesting and would like to discover more about the creative process of generating song ideas then I suggest you check out my other article "How To Get Inspiration To Write A Song" and "Ideas For Song Titles". These will help you understand the creative process even better.

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