The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #94778   Message #1845412
Posted By: M.Ted
28-Sep-06 - 05:33 PM
Thread Name: Pitching a Song
Subject: RE: Pitching a Song
It occurs to me that, the music business being, more or less, a business--the same approaches that are used in business are necessary---That means that you need to get to know your prospective customers, and their needs---and then, you find a way to get in the front door--

The key is to "Give em' what they want"--but this is a rough philosophy for sensitive, creative, types such as we--who tend to "write what we feel".

When I hear the contemporary hits(of all kinds) it occurs to me that I would never have recognized their potential--I've always thought that I was pretty good at writing, but I've never had any sense at all of what the teeming masses are waitng for--