We’re attracting amazing young songwriters from across the UK and Ireland! Have a listen to the inspirations for some of our week 2 entrants songs:
Zoom Out “its about how I choose to deal with my problems. Being a 16 girl I feel the world moving too fast for myself to keep up, when something gets difficult its seems so big, but over time I’ve realised that the world moves on and me and my problems are so small compared.
All My Best Music Comes From Petrol Stations “It’s about a guy who’s travelling and is pretty happy about it but also keeps running out of music and food and it’s kind of about the dangers of living in the moment. It’s also inspired from when a friend of mine explained how he keeps finding CDs on the floor of petrol stations. I thought this was quite an interesting idea: that the music that he listens to is the music that has been forgotten by others that were simply stopping by whilst travelling and has been picked up by another, doing the same. The message of the song is that there is a balance between ‘living now’ and planning ahead”.
Find “I wrote this song because I went through a phase at home where I felt out of place. I wasn’t doing great at school and I was a bit down. I lost my way a bit, messing around and getting in trouble. So this song is about how it felt worse being away from what I was used to and where I felt safe even if times were tough and that whatever happens, home and what is familiar to you is the best place to be”.
Hold me forever “I was in a relationship last year which basically fell apart for lots of different reason but I was trying to hold onto what we had left and it wasn’t working. I wrote a song as I find it the best way to put emotions across”.
You’re so hypnotising “So there is this friend who i have known since year 3 and we were an ‘item’ for around 4 years. Then i found out he liked my best friend so i told him to go with her and leave me. This song is about all that and how i felt after everything ,even 4 years later, now that he doesn’t even talk to me properly”.
This is our chance “What inspired me to write this song was the fact me and my boyfriend were going through some tough times. The song is about saying how we now have this one chance to make things right. It says how we need to keep out the dark and start following the light. It says how we don’t need to forget but we need to move on from our mistakes”.
If you haven’t sent your entry in yet, you’ve until 6th April! Click here to enter.