"Shut Up and Kiss Me" by Mary Chapin Carpenter

"Shut Up and Kiss Me" by Mary Chapin Carpenter - Avoiding Contradictions in Lyrics

May 26, 2022   |   0   |   Episode 028 Shownotes

"Shut Up and Kiss Me" by Mary Chapin Carpenter - Avoiding Contradictions in Lyrics

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Episode Overview:

[00:02:06] What you’ll learn in this episode

[00:03:31] “Shut Up and Kiss Me” by Mary Chapin Carpenter

[00:05:44] Step 1: Summary - What is the song about?

[00:11:39] Step 2: Observer - Who is the main character of the song?

[00:22:43] Step 3: Narration - Analyzing the storytelling craft.

[00:27:14] Analyzing the scene told in the song.

[00:29:54] The Change

[00:32:04] Writing Techniques

[00:38:10] Step 4: Gist - What is the message of the song?

[00:38:20] What we've learned from "Shut Up and Kiss Me"

[00:42:45] Song Exercise - The First Kiss


"Shut Up and Kiss Me" by Mary Chapin Carpenter

Episode 028



Today we’ll do our third lyric study about the love story moment of the first kiss.

More specifically, we’ll talk a little more about the tension, and the anticipation BEFORE the first kiss happens. After all, that’s an incredible feeling to be moments away from that first kiss while the butterflies are rushing in roller coasters through your tummy.

But we also point out what can completely ruin that special moment. And you should be aware of avoiding that mistake in your own lyric writing. 

Wanna find out more about this?

Then listen to the Stories in Songs podcast episode 28.

 

© Stories in Songs, Melanie Naumann


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