3 Reasons Why Guitarists Should Be Involved in Planning New Albums



Releasing a new album for the people to hear is not an easy job. If you are really an artist, you would understand how important it is to find a suitable concept for the entire album, the lyrics for every song that would be included, and most importantly, the melody and beat of the music that you want to create.

All these things are very critical if you do want to produce an album that is well thought of but if not, then you could just put whatever you feel like. Anyway, for those of you who would like to have a good sound in their upcoming album, you should understand how the most famous guitar players of all time have influenced music before.

Here’s a list of reasons why it is important to involve guitar players in coming up with the right music to include in your next album:

Planned Out Lyrics

Inconsistencies to the melody usually occur when a lyricist hasn’t asked for the help of the person who’s giving the tune for the music. The reason why guitar players are encouraged to be involved in the planning of the lyrics is that they could either adjust their tune or ask the lyricist to change some lyrics.

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We understand that it might be difficult to collaborate right away especially when you are still looking for the right words. Well, we are not imposing that they’ll be there to criticize every move you make, but at least provide a scheduled time wherein you can both do something together. This will potentially save time and efforts exerted.

United Vision

When the lyricists write the lyrics, there’s already a certain concept that is brewing inside their head, the same goes for the guitarists. Now, if there is no collaboration between the two, the tendency is that their concepts will not fit each other and it will take up more time so that they can meet somewhere.

Prior to doing each of your jobs, you must already know what kind of song you’re going to make. You must already have the vision for a certain song so that you can meet in the middle and make one beautiful song without too much hassle.

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Adlib Inspiration

For those who aspire to excel in the industry just like the most famous guitar players of all time, you should be able to insert the right adlib that would be able to showcase what you can do as a guitarist. These days it is not only about having the perfect guitar gear. There are plenty of guitar magazines that can help you out with that. It is about showing your skills as well.

Yes, that’s right. It’s not enough that you are able to produce good sound, you should be able to do it while excelling in the field. That’s what you call hitting two birds with one stone.

Coming up with a new album is, indeed, very hard. But, if you put your heart and mind to it, coupled with some help from your bandmates, you’ll be able to see just how easy and fun the process could be.

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