Explaining a sort of songwriting called “prosody.” That’s a fancy world for “word painting” (which probably didn’t help you at all, did it?)

As I’m totally inept at writing music, I’m fascinated by those who can. Up until today, I’d never heard of “word painting” or “prosody.” But hey, you learning something new every day, right?

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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