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Although traits more so than talent are inherited through genetics, it’s fascinating how similar family member’s generations apart express themselves. Like his Grandfather, Liam Bryant began writing poetry when he was 12 years old in the school playground. Little did he know that 17 years later he would discover a collection of his Grandfather’s poems, put one to a piece of his music and name an album after it.
Your lyrics are very thought-provoking. Do you tend to write the poetry first, then create the melody?
This changes for each song, but most of my songwriting happens from building a melody on top of a written chord or note progression, with the lyrics then being written to the melody.