LYRICS RHYMING = OVERRATED | Unpopular Songwriting Opinions

Oct 19, 2022

Making sure your lyrics rhyme for your song is overrated. 

Yes, I said it.

No, some arbitrary rhyme scheme is not more important than your lyrics communicating exactly what they mean to.

No, a rhyme scheme isn't more important to natural lyrical flow than nailing the meter.

Rhyming is overrated- it's a bonus, not a non-negotiable. Saying exactly what you mean to and meter? THOSE should be non-negotiables. 

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