Have you heard this new Metallica song? It’s not bad, but boy is the writing as convoluted as ever. Take the intro for example – there are three of ’em and it takes forever to get to the actual verse.
Check out our songwriting course here to learn why maybe you don’t need a minute-plus introduction to a song. Because look, we get it. There’s a riff. Nobody needs a whole minute to introduce the next part of their song.