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Pledge “songwritersgrp2”

"I will create a song-writers group to critique each others' songs but only if 5 people will join me!."

— Oliver Barron, From Horsham in Sussex

Deadline to sign up by: 31st December 2009
6 people signed up (1 over target)

Country: United Kingdom
Place: Horsham (view map)

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The aim of this group is to provide songwriters with an honest critique of their music.

I think a songwriting group that meets regularly (perhaps once a week) and provides an honest critique from its members to its members would be invaluable for song development.

I also imagine the group would become another way to make contacts in the industry which any songwriter knows is key to success.

I'm a songwriter. When I write a song, if I love it I'll take it to an audience. Before I get to that stage, I want to take it to people and ask them what they think of it. This group is a way of doing that.

I haven't found such a group yet so I'd like to start one.

Join me!

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  • hey i dont live so close to you, but i think its a good idea, i write stuff and i never know what people are gonna think, and i find my friends are always nice and polite, i need my stuff to be stripped bare, and a true critique given, so if i was closer id be there, so keep it up mate:)
  • Hello Mr B - i'm in now - let' s do this.

    Simon K, 11 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Very odd. I am a songwriter and my name is also Mike Whiteley. I guess stranger things have happened, but this took me by surprise. I assume that your group will meet in person, and I live in Texas, US, so my involvement with your writer's circle won't work. I would like to share my work as well as listen to others, but that would obviously have to be done online or via email. If it matters, I write country music. I look forward to hearing from you, Thanks, Mike
    Mike Whiteley, 11 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I thought I included my email address, but apparently not. Mike Whiteley
    Mike Whiteley, 11 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Go Oliver go

    I hope you get the group together of likeminded lovers of songwriting. I've added a link from our blog to this pledgebank page. So here's hoping you get more people together.

    In the meantime why don't you guys all come to Brighton Songwriters. We have a fantastic songcamp planned for Sunday 28 March. Tickets will be under £20 a total bargain and there's an optional evening showcase to strut your stuff.

    Plus we meet on Tuesday evenings before the Brunswick Pub open mic. To join our mailing list follow this link:
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Current signatories (Green text = they've done it)

Oliver Barron, the Pledge Creator, joined by:

  • Mike Whiteley
  • Peter Jenkins
  • 何健(基督徒,法律人,维权人士)
  • 梁爱国
  • ricardo
  • Simon K

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