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‘Seeing’ Music: The Art of Songwriting

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‘Seeing’ Music: The Art of Songwriting

The two OPM artists stressed that a songwriter should be “specific, clever, and honest.” Authenticity of the stories told in songs are most appreciated nowadays, and as Nicolas puts it, “write what you know.” This is best reflected if the inspiration of the songwriter came from one’s experiences. “Gumawa ka ng kanta na wala na, o wala pa,” Nicolas said.

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