How to Write a Melody for a Catchy Chorus in 4 Steps (AKA How to Write a Hook)

Do you wish your chorus melodies were catchier? If so, then this video is perfect for you, cos we are finally revealing our top-secret and most powerful 4 hacks for turning your chorus melodies into unforgettable ear worms!

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When it comes to songwriting and producing, a great melody is by far the most important element, and if you wanna raise your melody writing game up to earworm status, then you're definitely gonna need to know how to hook your listeners. So, watch this Hack Music Theory lesson to learn how to write a hook melody, in order to create the ultimate catchy pop song chorus!

With modes and catchy melodies (consisting of 3rds, links, motifs & variations), your hooks will result in mega memorable choruses for your songs. This example is in the Dorian mode, but these melody hacks can be used in any mode, and in any genre (yes, including hip-hop, rock, R&B, EDM, metal, djent, etc.). So, if you wanna learn how to write a melody for a catchy chorus, then use these 4 music theory hacks and songwriting hacks to produce and write a hit song that's contagiously catchy. But first... tea!

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We really hope you dig our new music theory lesson, and if you wanna get your hands on all the vital theory hacks you need to write great songs, then please download our Hack Music Theory for Songwriting & Producing PDF (click & scroll down).

Thank you for being brave and committing to make the world a better place through better music. Until next week, happy songwriting & producing!

Ray Harmony - Victoria BC, Canada
Songwriter, Producer, Teacher & Author
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