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Ishan Merchant

Lie to Me

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I'm a 17-year-old singer-songwriter. I've written over 70 original songs and I'm currently in the middle of recording a few tracks with a goal to release a debut EP. I try to tell stories with my music - my style is reminiscent of Alec Benjamin, Jason Mraz and Ed Sheeran.

I decided to make the structure of the first and second verses quite different in this song. I also gave a lot of thought to the third chord in the sequence – an E major which after the Bm and G was not a chord I would usually employ. Finally, the first verse starts with the lyrics well-spaced and moves to quick alliteration, while the second verse does the opposite – another deliberate choice.

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