MODULE 3
VIDEO 2: THE HOOK

DESCRIPTION:
In this video, Seth explains that your songs have to have a great hook. He offers examples of different kinds of hooks, & he dives into the four characteristics that make a great hook. Your goal as a songwriter is to make the most catchy, simple, identifiable, memorable, & kid-friendly hooks possible.

TIME STAMPS:
0:00 — Your songs have to have a great hook
0:43 — Example of a musical hook by Katy Perry
1:40 — Example of a vocal hook by Van Morrison
1:58 — Example of a lyric hook by Carly Rae Jepsen
2:22 — Example of a lyric hook by Village People
2:42 — The four characteristics of a great hook
2:56 — Example of a simple hook by Queen
3:34 — Example of an identifiable hook by Switchfoot
4:02 — Example of an identifiable hook by FUN
6:06 — Your goal is to make the most catchy, simple, identifiable, memorable, & kid-friendly hooks possible

SONGS MENTIONED IN THIS VIDEO:
"Teenage Dream" — Katy Perry
“Brown Eyed Girl” — Van Morrison
“Call Me Maybe” — Carly Rae Jepsen
“Y.M.C.A.” — Village People
“Meant to Live” — Switchfoot

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