We’ve all heard the terms Verse, Chorus and Bridge. But what exactly does that mean? Which order should they be in? All of this falls into the topic of song form. In this post you’ll learn how to organize the various parts of a song into a finished tune. Learn to build energy and create contrast by mixing and matching various chord progressions, rhythms and more.
Note: this content was originally featured in the 7 Day Songwriting Challenge – a course created by Jamey Cummins and Alex Ballentine at Eastside Music School. We’ve made it free with the hopes that curious songwriters might learn something new. If you find this post useful and would like to learn more, please consider enrolling in lessons at Eastside Music School. we offer in person lessons in Austin, TX and virtual lessons worldwide.