Trying to determine your next single is a big decision. You want to make sure that it’s something that will resonate with your fans and leave them wanting more from you.
Here are a few factors to consider when choosing the best single for your forthcoming album.
Will the Song Translate Well Into a Music Video?
Some songs are great lyrically, but that doesn’t always mean they’ll make a good music video. You want to make sure that the record you choose can translate well on film. It should be a song that always tells a story, or at least you can build one around it.
Will the Song Sound Good Live?
Is the record you may be considering for the single one that you can perform well on stage? Will fans appreciate a live performance of this particular record? Again, we’re sure that all of your music is good, but you want to choose a single that will make the crowd sing along. Think about whether or not the song is effects-heavy, making it hard to produce outside of the studio. If there are certain elements that you cannot re-create on stage, then that may not be the song you want to use as your next single.
Is the Hook Catchy?
A catchy hook can make for a perfect angle. It is easily remembered and can often become Tik-Tok worthy. A good hook can earn you spots on various playlists and translate well on stage.
Your single has to reflect your complete project well. Choose it carefully.