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Episode 06: Writing an "I Want" Song and Musical Theatre Lyrics, plus New Scenes - LMM Podcast


Mar 10, 2015 Let's Make A Musical Podcast, Podcast , , , 6 Comments

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Listen to two versions of Toadstool’s “I Want” song and give your feedback on which you like best! Plus Denver and Brian chat in detail about writing musical theatre lyrics, plus a preview of a couple new scenes.


Which version of the Toadstool Song do you like best, Version 1 or 2? Leave your comment below!


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  • Isabella
    Mar 12, 2015 at 1:45 pm Reply

    2nd version of the song.

  • Mandi Broadfoot
    Mar 13, 2015 at 10:18 am Reply

    I loved both versions but #2 gets my vote!

  • Greg Lindsay
    Mar 13, 2015 at 8:20 pm Reply

    2nd version

  • John Parker
    Mar 15, 2015 at 11:30 pm Reply

    My vote would have to be for version 1. Though I do like the ease of rhythm that comes with version 2, I think there is a timid quality found in the short phrases in version 1 that is lost in the fluid phrasing of version 2. The longer notes in version 2 adds a confidences that she doesn’t, in my opinion, possess based on what you’ve told us.

    Thanks guys! Love the podcast.

  • Joe Ferriero
    Apr 6, 2015 at 2:30 pm Reply

    While I think both versions are great – the first one would be my choice! Sorry so late, I’m a few episodes behind.

  • Rithik Uppal
    Jul 24, 2018 at 10:24 am Reply

    Fantastic Blog

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