Lyricist and songwriter

Dez on SoundBetter

Musician, lyricist and writer with 20 years of experience in songwriting for music and lyrics. I have master's degree at Mc Gill University Canada. Currently working in music projects Grand Via and Andrews Project, as well as ghostwriting for other artists. Part time contributor on UK based writing website.

+Message me the main idea of what you are looking to write.
+Send me the demo or tracks of your song if available.
+I'll get back to you with lyrics adapted to the song structure.
+My turnaround time is pretty fast. If you need something ASAP please message me.

Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.

Interview with Dez

  1. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  2. A: I have been in and out of music for the past two decades. I was finally bold enough to quit my full time job and try to make it something out of it.

  3. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  4. A: I have been lucky enough to work with Quadman. I would have liked to work with Quincy Jones. I would like to work with Matt Berninger.

  5. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  6. A: Always feel what you do.

  7. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  8. A: Indie pop, New Wave.

  9. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  10. A: Writing.

  11. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  12. A: As Jarvis Cocker said, "Song lyrics are not poems". Without music, lyrics lose meaning. I believe that it's important to give meaning to lyrics understanding that they need to be adapted to music. It's a process.

  13. Q: What's your typical work process?

  14. A: I write mostly in flights.

  15. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  16. A: Any eighties or "post famous musician" time artist. Quincy Jones, Quadman, Dave Bascombe. I love Depeche Mode, The Killers, Joy Division, The National and "one hit wonders".

  17. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  18. A: I mostly write from my computer an old MacBook Pro.

  19. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  20. A: Contribute with lyrics and music.

The Fear by Grand Via

I was the Singer and Lyricist in this production

Terms Of Service

One Revision, Three day turn-around time max.

GenresSounds Like
  • The Killers
  • Depeche Mode
  • The National
Gear Highlights
  • Fender Telecaster Deluxe 72 (Lee Ranaldo)
  • Audio-technica AT2020
  • Fender Deville.
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