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Joseph Henry Castleman

September 05, 2017

Joseph Henry Castleman gave feedback on Older Whiskey

I always like the idea of personifying, but I’m not sure if it really translates here. It feels to me like the chorus and the verses belong in two separate songs. Maybe change up the rhyme scheme in the chorus. It seems like you’re stretching your lyrics to... Read More

July 31, 2017

Joseph Henry Castleman gave feedback on Whiskey Revival

First of all, thanks for the feedback! Getting writing advice from someone with your knowledge and skill set is invaluable. I totally agree that I could put my point of view in there to prove “I’ve stood where you’re standing before”. As far as the second verse, I... Read More

July 28, 2017

Joseph Henry Castleman gave feedback on Coffee and Jesus

It’s a cool concept! I always like when you start off thinking a song is about one thing, and then turns out to be about another, so nicely done there. Chorus could be longer, it feels like it’s cut short. And I don’t know where this would... Read More

July 28, 2017

Joseph Henry Castleman gave feedback on GPS

The verses are really good, very descriptive! It has a sound that could be pop or be a country/pop crossover, which is always good. In the chorus, my ear wants “GPS” and “down” to rhyme. So maybe something like “my heart is like a GPS, I put in my... Read More