How to Write a Song Review

If you want inspiration for how to write a song review for a new band or music video you’ve heard you’re in the right place!  

Writing a song review is fun and simple. While writing pretend you’re answering the following questions and the words will flow out of you like the salmon of capastrano.

  • How’d you hear about the; song, video, band?
  • Why do you like the; song, lyrics, video, band, singer, vocals, melody, style, mood, production quality, song title, band name, album, music genre?
  • Does the video match the song?
  • Is there a deeper meaning behind this; song, video, lyrics?
  • How does each thing make you feel? (song, lyric, video)
  • If you had super powers, what would be your favorite thing to do while hearing this song?
  • What do you daydream about while listening to this?
  • What do you know about the; song, lyrics, video, band?
  • Why is the; artist, song, lyrics, or video special?
  • How did you find the; arist, band, video, song?
  • What kind of people should listen to this song?
  • What does the; video, band, song remind you of?
  • How do you personally relate to the; song, video, band?
  • What attracted/s you to the; song, video, band, lyrics, melody, singer?
  • What is your favorite part of this; song, band, artist, video?
  • Does this song remind you of another; artist, band, video, song, lyrics, place, experience?
  • How would you compare this song to other songs by the same artist/band?
  • Is there anything about the; song, video, band that you would change? What don’t you like about the song, video, lyrics, artist, artist’s favorite food, pot pie, weapons of mass destruction?
  • What do you think about the artist’s “style” and brand “image”?

We recommend linking to this list so you can get new inspiration anytime you’re about to write a new music, song, video, or artist review.

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