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In our free eBook for musicians (please DO get it, if you haven’t already) we talk about how Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf wrote their biggest hits by coming up with arresting and fascinating titles first and then writing the song to fit.
This article looks at the issue of whether a hit song needs a hit title and has some interesting points to make.
Should you go for the Steinman / Loaf method every time? – no, probably not – But it’s another little tool to put in your songwriting kit to be pulled out at the right time.