Emeli Sandé – How to Write a Song

The wonderful Emeli Sandé shares her tips on songwriting at Radio 1’s Academy in Glasgow. By taking us through the process of writing River, Next To Me & Clown, we get a glimpse of how Emeli’s incredible musical mind works.

Hopefully this helps you go forth & write your songs!

We’ve got loads more advice on music, fashion, business, comedy, film making & lots more on the Radio 1 Academy website http://bit.ly/r1academy
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Emeli's shares her songwriting tips at the +BBC Radio 1 Academy in Glasgow http://emelisan.de/HTWAS hq x?


thanks,,i'm a singer and i want to know how to write a song?


I am sure this woman is cool, and a good musician, but I suppose I misunderstood this for a song writing tutorial. Instead, I got VH1 Story Tellers. 

Please retitle this video "Soliloquies about my song writing experiences" ?


Is she English? She sounds American lol?


I'm stuck on everything and don't know what the title could be and I don't the tune and I don't know the theme………. I need help?


If I ever become a film director and screenwriter, I would definitely hire Emeli Sande to write and record a song for a movie that I'd be working on. In-fact, I once had an idea for a movie that was like a dark Christmas-themed fantasy-adventure thriller that was like Peter Pan, Aladdin, The Nutcracker, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Golden Compass rolled into one. I would ask her to write a song that would represent and capture the friendship and romantic element of the movie. A song that is as powerful and riveting as these classic movie songs: Beauty & the Beast (Beauty and the Beast), A Whole New World (Aladdin), I Will Always Love You (The Bodyguard), My Heart Will Go On (Titanic), I'll Remember (With Honors), Will You Be There (Free Willy), or Whenever There Is Love (Daylight). Heck, if the song is good enough, it might not only become a massive hit for her but earn her an Oscar nomination and possibly a win! Just a silly fantasy of mine that's all.?


Ah ……………………………………………love you………?


I wish she could listen to my music and tell me what I'm doing wrong.?