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APRIL KEEZ

April Keez is a multi-talented musician, singer-songwriter, YouTuber, and music educator with over 10 years of teaching experience. She holds a B.M. in Professional Music and an M.M. in Songwriting from Berklee College of Music. April believes that art is for everyone and she works hard to make the craft of songwriting accessible to all. This is why she has dedicated her life to creating easy-to-use songwriting resources, including tutorials, walkthroughs of her songwriting process, and online courses across a variety of digital platforms. The aim of these resources is to create more accessibility in the arts and to make the process of songwriting fun and emotionally-honest for aspiring and experienced songwriters alike. April's YouTube channel, April Keez, is ranked among the Top Songwriting Channels to follow in 2023, and American Songwriter has listed her Songwriting for Beginners course as one of the 5 Best Online Songwriting Courses of 2023.

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How to Write a Song Like Lizzo | 2 Be Loved (Am I Ready)
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How to Write a Song Like Lizzo | 2 Be Loved (Am I Ready)

How to write a song like 2 Be loved (Am I Ready) by Lizzo! I've been loving Lizzo's new album, Special, so in this video, we're breaking down the songwriting and production techniques that make this song so good. I hope you find this video helpful and if you do, remember to like, comment, subscribe, and ring that cute little bell to be notified every time I post. If you want to support the channel, feel free to join me on Patreon! ---------------------- ♫ Time Stamps: 00:00 - Intro 0:29 - He Squeeze My Belly 02:02 - *Lyrics* 03:37 - Writing Clever Lyrics 05:22 - Internal Rhyme & Rap/Sung Lyrics 06:43 - *Chords* 10:23 - Clapping Section 12:12 - Modulation 14:07 - *Arrangement* 15:38 - Breath Sounds 17:44 - Filling in Empty Space 19:05 - *Melody* ---------------------- ♫ 2 Be Loved (Am I Ready) by Lizzo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krdQLzzAeZU ---------------------- ♫ Patreon https://www.patreon.com/aprilkeez ♫ My website: https://www.aprilkeez.com/ ♫ Follow me on Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/aprilkeez https://www.instagram.com/aprilkeez https://twitter.com/AprilKeez ♫ Check out my latest Skillshare class! https://skl.sh/3PpxMMX ♫ My songwriting outline: https://www.aprilkeez.com/post/songwriting-outline ♫ Listen to my music: https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/aprilkeez/mountainview ♫ Get 7% off your first year of DistroKid: http://distrokid.com/vip/keez ---------------------- My logo and intro were designed by the incredible, Kevin Cox! #songwriting #2beloved #lizzo Seriously, Tyson Beckford looks exactly the same as he did in the 90s... 👀