Nikki Sixx Says ‘Copy The Best Bands’ To A Fan Who Is Finding The Best Way Of Writing Lyrics
Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx shared a post on his official Twitter page revealing the best advice on how to write lyrics when a fan asked ruing a Q&A session and apparently, the best way to write lyrics is to copy the best initially in order to learn.
As many of you know, in addition to being the co-founder and bassist of Mötley Crüe, Nikki Sixx is also the primary songwriter of the band with writing numerous hit songs such as ‘Shout at the Devil,’ ‘Looks That Kill,’ ‘Wild Side,’ ‘Dr. Feelgood,’ and many more iconic songs of the band.
Along with the legendary songs of Mötley Crüe, Nikki Sixx has also co-written various songs with other bands and musicians such as Alice Cooper’s song ‘Die for You’ in his twelfth solo studio album, ‘Hey Stoopid,’ Meat Loaf song ‘Couldn’t Have Said It Better’ from their eighth studio album, and the list goes on.
Recently, Möyley Crüe bassist started a Q&A session with his fans on his official Twitter page which is something he does quite often, and a fan who wants to know how to write songs was curious to know his best advice on writing lyrics since he’s an extraordinary lyricist.
Here is what the fan asked:
“I would love to know how to write a song. What is your best advice on how to learn how to write lyrics?”
Surprisingly enough, the legendary bassist shared a post on his official Twitter page and revealed the best advice on how to write a song when somebody just started writing lyrics, and apparently, the best way to start as a songwriter is to replicate the best songwriter.
Here is what Sixx said:
“Copy the best. That’s how you learn.”
You can see the Twitter post below.
Copy the best. That’s how you learn.
— 📷 (@NikkiSixx) March 31, 2021