If you’re serious about songwriting, you have to know who you’re writing for.
Who is listening to your music?
Knowing your audience will help set goals and give you a sense of direction while writing.
While you may understand what you’re expressing in a song, ask yourself if your audience will.
How will your listeners relate to the song?
If you are utilizing any of the social networking sites, you should be able to see some demographic information about your audience.
Find out if you have more female or male listeners, and what age group.
Use all the information to guide you in your songwriting.
And remember, simplicity is key!