Christian Songwriting: Writer's Block - Progressive Progressions

We've already taken a look at some simple chord progressions in a previous chapter. As I've previously said, the list is definitely not exhaustive. There are so many possibilities that I'm sure it would take a computer to compile anything approaching a comprehensive register.

In all probability, all of the progressions we've mentioned have been used many, many times. But this shouldn't lead you to think that all the variations for each progression have been exhausted. Rather, it should make you realise that, given a little flair, an old and well worn progression can be injected with new life.

Perhaps all it needs is a change in rhythm or an emphasis on a different beat. If you experiment a little, you may experience some welcome inspiration. So go through the list again and see if anything jumps out at you.

Now read: Writer's Block - Riffs

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