"This book is nothing short of an in-depth instruction manual for writing great songs. Both newbies and diehard songwriting nerds will be delighted by the wealth of concepts and practical exercises for internalizing those techniques which will no doubt lead to some great songs. The examples from across popular music history make it easy and fun to understand even the most complex ideas." -- Bleu, Songwriter and Producer of Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Michelle Branch, Disney's Legend of the Neverbeast
"Jack Perricone is the greatest songwriting teacher I've met in my 30+ years in the music business. This book is a masterpiece that every serious songwriter needs to read. The crucial craft taught here will help people instantly love and remember your songs. And every technique you learn inspires you to write another song to use it." - Derek Sivers
"There's something for every level of songwriter here, from novice to hit writer. Go as deep as you dare, then Jack Perricone will lead you down a path you were afraid to take, and you'll become a better, more inventive writer for the trip. Of course, read it through, but then use its sections as co-writers and reference resource to make your songs even better. Also, be sure to do the activities he suggests. You'll be amazed at what happens next. Thanks, Jack." -- Pat Pattison, Professor, Berklee College of Music, and author of Writing Better Lyrics: The Essential Guide to Powerful Songwriting
Jack Perricone is Chair Emeritus of Songwriting at Berklee College of Music.