Quotes on Songwriting from Professional Songwriters on The Pitch List Podcast


Sarah Spencer

Quotes on songwriting from professional songwriters. The Pitch List podcast and SongFancy team up to inspire you with these nuggets of wisdom from the pro-songwriter guests they have on their show! SongFancy.com | Songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary female songwriter.

This weeks post comes courtesy of Dana Rogers and Chris Lindsey at Pitch List podcast. If you haven’t had a moment to listen to this podcast yet, do yourself a favor and follow them. Chris (a hit songwriter himself) interviews pro songwriters who have changed the world with their songs – and their conversations are beyond inspiring.

Here are some golden nuggets of wisdom from some of their episodes, compiled and organized by the amazing Dana Rogers!


“It’s not whether our ideas are too crazy, it’s whether they’re crazy enough.”
– Brett Warren of the Warren Brothers


“(Songwriting) is like anything else in this world. You gotta stop and make it matter.”
– Craig Wiseman


“If you got something that makes you come alive, that you lay in bed awake thinking about, chase it like mad.”
– Brett Beavers


“We all feel lost, and we want to be found. We all feel broken, and we’re looking for healing. We all feel lonely and we’re looking for a friend.”
– Tom Douglas on why people are innately drawn to art and music.


“It’s all about becoming. It’s not about arriving.”
– Bob Dipiero

“If you’re chasing something, you’re always gonna be chasing. You want to be leading.”
– Bob Dipiero

And a funny bonus one from Bob: “Is there gonna be a Track Guy Hall of Fame?”


“It’s hard to beat a guy whose heart’s in it.”
– Chris Lindsey, host of Pitch List Podcast

“It’s a crazy way to make a living when you don’t really know how you do what you do.”
– Chris Lindsey, host of Pitch List Podcast


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Sarah Spencer

Sarah Spencer is an award winning singer/songwriter based in Nashville, TN.

Born in the Sunshine State, Sarah Spencer writes vibrant, shining americana/pop music. She works in Nashville TN as a singer/songwriter, as well as a UX designer for a marketing firm.

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