One of the natural tendencies I often see with songwriters is to lean on standardized rhyme schemes. What does that mean exactly?
Well, it means that the rhymes fall on the same words of the same sets of phrases in every lyrical stanza. And that’s just, kind of, boring.
Rhyming can have many great functions in a song; it provides pneumonic catchiness, and an easily followable sense of pattern, and it can be a fun challenge to find just the right rhyme to fit both a sonic and verbal context. However…Read more