How to Write a Song With Jeff Tweedy

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Jeff Tweedy discusses the habits that helped him develop this prolific writing style, sometimes writing a song in just 15 minutes.


 
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Jeff Tweedy (of Wilco fame) set a goal for himself during the pandemic — to write one song a day. The resulting work makes up his latest album, Love Is The King. He also just released a new book, How To Write One Song, sharing tips around his creative process.

Tweedy discusses the habits that helped him develop this prolific writing style, sometimes writing a song in just 15 minutes. He also shares the word games he uses to help conjure lyrics when he’s feeling uninspired.

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