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Hook (music)

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A hook is a musical idea, often a short riff, passage, or phrase, that is used in popular music to make a song appealing and to "catch the ear of the listener".

Best Pop Hooks of All Time | Billboard

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Nov 12, 2015 ... Elvis made dozens of classic songs in his career, but when it comes to pure catchy hook heaven, the repeated line "You ain't nothin' but a ...

What Is a Hook? - Songwriting Definition

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In music the word "hook" refers to that part of a song that catches the ear of the listener.

Build-A-Song Part 2 - From the Idea to the Hook — Songstuff

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From the Idea to the Hook - This is the second in a series of articles called Build- A-Song which present a step-by-step method for creating a song.

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Mar 22, 2007 ... whats the different between a hook and an instrumental song when it ... I liked what you had to say, from what I thought hooks were though.

3 Great Song Hook Types, and How to Write Them | The Essential ...

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Apr 5, 2012 ...Hooks and Riffs: How They Grab Attention, Make Songs Memorable, and Build Your Fan Base“, is part of “The Essential Secrets of ...

Songwriting 101: Creating the Perfect Hook | Idiot's Guides

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The lifeblood of a song is its hook—that one repeated catchy phrase in a song that you can't get out of your head. Hook is a perfect word for pop writing.

Fishing for Song Hooks - Music & Audio - Tuts+

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Jan 9, 2015 ... Or the ever popular, I'm just not hearing your song. (Turn it up, buddy.) Hooks are best understood as the part that you remember after the last ...

Song Construction - TAXI

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Song Construction. by John Braheny. "Hook" is the term you'll hear most often in the business and craft of commercial songwriting. (Well, maybe not as much as ...

Make Your Hook A Mini-Version Of Your Song - TAXI

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So what's the difference between a song hook that keeps running through your head and a jingle that's driving you nuts? Not much if it's a banal hook line from a  ...

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You Ask, We Answer: What's A Hook? : The Record : NPR

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Oct 15, 2010 ... What is a song's "hook?" It's that part that sticks in your mind -- whether you want it to or not.

What is a song hook? | Song Structure - Lyric Writing Basics

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A hook is an entertaining musical element or clever lyrical phrase that repeats multiple times throughout your song to tug at your audience's memory.

How to write a hit: hooks | MusicRadar

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Mar 27, 2012 ... A hook is a musical or lyrical phrase that engages your ear, and it's the most important element of any pop song worth its salt. A good hook is ...