Music has the incredible power to evoke emotions, transport us to different times and places, and tell stories that resonate with our souls. It has the ability to capture the essence of our experiences and create a soundtrack that accompanies us throughout our lives.

While there are countless songs out there that touch our hearts, nothing compares to having a custom song that is uniquely yours. In this article, I will guide you through the process of ordering a custom song that will beautifully capture your story, ensuring that you have a one-of-a-kind masterpiece that will be cherished forever.

The Power of Music in Storytelling

Music has been an integral part of human culture since time immemorial. It has the ability to convey emotions and narratives in a way that words alone cannot.

Think about the songs that have moved you to happy tears, made you dance with joy, or provided solace during difficult times. These songs have the power to transport us back to specific moments in our lives, serving as a time capsule of memories and emotions.

By harnessing the power of music, you can create a unique and unforgettable memory that tells your story in a way that words alone cannot.

woman holding a vinyl from her favorite artist

What is a Custom Song?

Tom working on personalized songs with his cowriter

custom love song is what you get when we take your personal love story and transform it into a heart-felt song with meaningful lyrics, timeless melodies and beautiful instrumental arrangements.

Unlike pre-existing songs that may resonate with you on some level, a custom song is crafted with your personal journey in mind. It captures the essence of who you are, the significant moments in your life, and the emotions that accompany them.

So whether you want to commemorate a special occasion, celebrate a milestone or express your love for someone with the perfect gift, a personalized song is an amazing way to do so.

Benefits of Ordering a Custom Song

Ordering a custom song comes with a multitude of benefits that go beyond simply having a personalized piece of music.

Firstly, a custom song allows you to express yourself in a way that words alone cannot. It provides a creative outlet for your emotions and experiences, allowing you to share your story in a unique and powerful way.

woman on the phone ordering an amazing song from her fave artist

Additionally, a personalized song can serve as a timeless keepsake that can be passed down through generations, ensuring that your story lives on. It can also be the perfect gift for a loved one, as it shows them just how much they mean to you by having a song crafted just for them.

Finding the Right Songwriter for Your Personalized Song

Songwriter writing a custom song as the perfect gift

Choosing the right songwriter to bring your custom song to life is crucial to the success of the project. It is important to find someone who not only has the technical skills to create a beautiful composition but also understands the power of storytelling through music.

Start by researching different songwriters and listening to their previous work to get a sense of their style and capabilities. Look for someone who has experience in crafting custom songs and has a diverse portfolio that showcases their versatility.

Once you have a shortlist of potential songwriters, reach out to them and schedule a consultation to discuss your vision and ensure that you are on the same page.

Find out how much a custom song costs here.

1 - Initial Song Consultation

Schedule an initial consultation with the songwriter to discuss your vision, share your story, and establish a timeline and budget for the project. This is an opportunity for the songwriter to get to know you better and fully understand your expectations.

Zoom song consultation

2 - Choose Your Package

Take some time to reflect on your story and what you want the song to convey. Consider the significant moments, emotions, and themes that you want to be captured in the song. Write down any specific lyrics or musical ideas that come to mind, and be prepared to share them with the songwriter during the creative process.

Band playing for full production package

3 - Complete Your Questionnaire

Filling out the questionnaire is a pivotal step in the song creation process. This document will ask for specific details, memories, and emotions you’d like to be encapsulated in the song.

Take your time with each question. The more information you provide, the easier it will be for the songwriter to craft a piece that truly resonates with your story.

Writing lyrics to a one of a kind song

Our Custom Song Packages

When you decide to work with us, you can select between two offerings: the ‘Full-Production Package’ and the ‘Acoustic Package.‘ Both are tailored to provide distinct musical vibes, be it a rich orchestral resonance or an intimate acoustic feel. Find out more about each here.

Entry Level: Acoustic Package

This is our most affordable package and consists of a beautiful acoustic song with basic production, typically piano and vocal, or acoustic guitar and vocal.

Playing piano for acoustic package

What's Included in Our Acoustic Package for Personalized Songs:

Listen to an Acoustic Custom Song We Wrote called 'Rest of My Days'

Premium Level: Full Production Package

Dive into a musical experience that’s as grand as your aspirations with our Full Production package. Tailored for those who crave a richer, more layered composition, it boasts a multitude of instruments, delivering a sound that’s both epic and deeply emotional.

Full orchestra recording for full production package song

What's Included in Our Full Production Package for Custom Songs:

Listen to a Full Production Custom Song We Wrote called 'My Wife'

Hear The Difference Between an Acoustic Song and Full Production Song

In the short video below we’ll walk you through one of our personalized songs and show you the different between an acoustic version and full production version of the same song. This should help you decide which package is going to be best for you.

Communicating Your Story and Vision to the Songwriter

The success of a custom song hinges on great communication between you and the songwriter. To ensure that your story and vision are accurately captured in the song, it is essential to articulate your thoughts and experiences clearly. Here are a few tips to help you communicate effectively with the songwriter:

meeting with songwriter

Be Authentic

Be open and honest about your experiences, emotions, and the story you want to tell. Authenticity is key in creating a song that truly reflects who you are.

Share Specific Details

Provide the songwriter with specific details, anecdotes, and memories that you want to be included in the song. This will help them craft a composition that is rich in personal meaning.

Express Your Emotions

Provide the songwriter with specific details, anecdotes, and memories that you want to be included in the song. This will help them craft a composition that is rich in personal meaning.

Provide Musical Inspiration

If there are specific songs, genres, or musical styles that resonate with you, share them with the songwriter. This will help them understand your musical preferences and incorporate elements that you love into the custom song.

Remember, the more you communicate with the songwriter, the more accurately they can capture your story and create a custom song that truly reflects who you are.

The Creative Process of Crafting a Custom Song

Once you have effectively communicated your story and vision to the songwriter, they will embark on the creative process of crafting a beautiful custom song. This section will provide insights into the different stages of the creative process:

Step 1 - Writing the First Draft of your Lyrics

Upon receiving your answers to our questionnaire, our songwriter, Tom Shaw, crafts a first draft of your lyrics. This stage is collaborative, ensuring the words resonate with your story.

Couple sharing a beautiful first dance

Step 2 - Creating Your First Song Demo

Here, your words find their melody. We design chords and melodies, presenting an acoustic demo with either piano or guitar, accompanied by professional vocals. Many clients are moved to tears upon hearing their beautiful song come together for the first time.

Couple sharing a beautiful first dance

Step 3 - Adding More Instruments to Create a Unique Song

For those who prefer simplicity, our “Acoustic Package” keeps the song stripped-back. However, if you’ve opted for the “Full Production Package,” we elevate your demo with instruments like electric guitars, violins, and more, amplifying its emotional depth. Throughout the whole process, we seek your feedback, ensuring the song aligns with your story.

Couple sharing a beautiful first dance

Step 4 - Polishing Your Song for a Professional Sound

Our goal is to do an amazing job, and we’re committed to delivering a song that rivals mainstream hits. While the technicalities might be intricate, rest assured that seasoned producers, mentored by Grammy winners, are refining your track.

Couple sharing a beautiful first dance

Step 5 - The Grand Reveal of Your Beautiful Song

The culmination of our collaboration is here. While you’ve been part of the journey, the final song often leaves our clients speechless, celebrating the beauty of their unique story in music.

Couple sharing a beautiful first dance

Custom Songs We've Written

To provide you with inspiration and showcase the custom songs we’ve produced, here are a few personalized songs that our clients absolutely loved!

'Call You My Own' - Full Production Package

'My Rock' - Full Production Package

'Stand By You' - Acoustic Package

Love at Last - Acoustic Package

These examples demonstrate the versatility and emotional impact of custom songs. Each song was uniquely crafted to capture a specific story and evoke deep emotions. With a custom song, you can have a musical masterpiece that tells your story in a way that nothing else can.

How to Order Your Custom Song Today

Music has the power to touch our hearts, transport us to different times and places, and tell stories that resonate with our souls. Ordering a personalized song allows you to create an absolutely perfect soundtrack that beautifully captures your story. By finding the right songwriter, effectively communicating your story and vision, and actively participating in the creative process, you can have a custom song that you will absolutely love.

Whether it be to commemorate a special occasion like your wedding, or as the perfect gift a custom song is the perfect way to create a lasting musical legacy.

So, click the button below to book your Custom Song Consultation today and get started on the journey of creating the soundtrack of your life.