April Songwriting Prompts

Write a song about a virtual conversation

Write a song about distance

Write a song about COVID-19

Write a song about hard times

Write a song the light at the end of the tunnel

Write a song about planting seeds

Write a song about spring snow

Write a song using an app on your phone (piano, drum machine, synth app, etc.)

Write a song about what your social-isolation looks like. (what does your house look like? What does your life look like? , what is your routine? Etc.)

Write a song about spring time

Write a song titled “tulips”

Write a song about hyacinths

Write a song about green grass in the snow

Write a song about the birds migrating back to the north

Write a song about endurance

We have been through hard times before as people and as a country. Write a song about a challenge you have overcome, or that people have overcome.

Write a song about community

Write a song about little conversations you have while walking around your neighborhood

Write a song about friendship

What do you miss most about life pre-COVID? Write a song about finding your way back to those things after the pandemic is over

Write a song about the lion and the lamb

Write a song about family

Write a song about how things could be worse

Write a song about how things could be better

Write a song about a Greek myth

Read a spiritual story from a native culture somewhere in the world and write a song narrating that story. Try to bring the central point of the story into the current world.

Write a song of reassurance

Write a song about anger

Write a song called “trust me”

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