3 thoughts on “Ralph Murphy at Music Matters 2013

  1. Very interesting. I wonder though, if you set out to write by formula, how much you’d actually enjoy writing and playing what came out?
    I guess that’s the difference between writing for fun and writing for a living. Would be interesting to try and write a song following all those rules though – might give it a go actually!

    • Writing specifically for the charts is I think more about the money than the art. I guess it can be fun (he says it is) but it’s more of a job than anything. It all explains why chart music is so predictably similar.

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