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Billy Bragg - The Science of Songwriting

Duration: 16:03

From euphoria to misery, music has the ability to change people's minds and lives. With help from BBC Radio 4's Claudia Hammond, Steve investigates the science behind what makes our brain sing. Here, Billy Bragg peels back the layers of emotion in his song-writing and expose how a collection of sound-waves can move people. He tells Steve how to write a love song, what should come first, the music or the words and if there is a typical way he would compose a song of love.

Available since: Thu 31 Oct 2013


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Billy Bragg

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Steve Lamacq The Science of Songwriting - Billy Bragg

Lammo warms up for Roundtable and chats with Billy Bragg about writing love songs.

First broadcast: 31 Oct 2013

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