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I live in the world of words.

I’m a career lyricist, fortunate enough to
have worked with truly talented composers,
producers and wonderful artists.

photo: Patricia Steur

photo: Patricia Steur

Great of you to drop in

I live in the world of words.

I’m a career lyricist, fortunate enough to have worked with truly talented composers, producers and wonderful artists.

Songwriting

I’ve always been a mellow collaborator – whether I’m working on rock (which I totally love writing!), alternative, pop, country (spent lots of time in Nashville learning at the feet of some greats!), R&B, film and TV.

….. And nothing is more stimulating than when a new project falls from the sky!

Re-imagining

I feel rewriting is part of the process, and I’ve never been afraid to let go of something I like, and find something better.

Just because I think I wrote something wonderful, it may not be the something wonderful “that” moment of “that” project needs.

So I keep re-imagining.

The Process

I live by the credo that “The Process is the Purpose.”

I have another credo that I live by:

The art of collaboration is

Songwriting

I’ve always been a mellow collaborator – whether I’m working on rock (which I totally love writing!), alternative, pop, country (spent lots of time in Nashville learning at the feet of some greats!), R&B, film and TV.
….. And nothing is more stimulating than when a new project falls from the sky!

Re-imagining

I feel rewriting is part of the process, and have I’ve never been afraid to let go of something I like, and find something better.
Just because I think I wrote something wonderful, it may not be the something wonderful “that” moment of “that” project needs.
So I keep re-imagining.

The Process

I live by the credo that “The Process is the Purpose.”
I have another credo that I live by:
The art of collaboration is

Songwriting

I’ve always been a mellow collaborator – whether I’m working on rock (which I totally love writing!), alternative, pop, country (spent lots of time in Nashville learning at the feet of some greats!), R&B, film and TV.

….. And nothing is more stimulating than when a new project falls from the sky!

Re-imagining

I feel rewriting is part of the process, and have I’ve never been afraid to let go of something I like, and find something better.

Just because I think I wrote something wonderful, it may not be the something wonderful “that” moment of “that” project needs.

So I keep re-imagining.

The Process

I live by the credo that “The Process is the Purpose.”

I have another credo that I live by:

The art of collaboration is

Grammy Nominated Songwriter Pamela Phillips Oland:
“Let’s start a movement of mentoring children, so that no child would be without a mentor”

Karina Michel Feld
Authority Magazine

As a part of our series about rising music stars, I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing triple Grammy nominated songwriter Pamela Phillips Oland, co-writer of “ONE WORLD,” the new “We Are the World” style charity anthem for the global pandemic and racial justice, currently bulleting up the Billboard Mainstream Adult Contemporary Chart. Watch the music video and donate for a free song download at www.oneworldoursong.com.

Steve Cuden, writer of nearly ninety teleplays for many familiar TV series,
interviews

Pamela Phillips-Oland

qWaqq founder Jud Friedman
talks with hit songwriter

Pamela Phillips-Oland

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Jud Friedman founded the songwriter streaming site www.qwaqq.com
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Soldier of Orange Opening in London!

Soldier of Orange – The Musical, the acclaimed historical Dutch theatre experience staged in a revolutionary 360-degree ‘surround set’ – has found an ideal location in London’s Royal Docks, opposite London’s City Airport.

Opening has been postponed as a result of COVID-19. News will be updated as it comes!

"SOLDIER OF ORANGE" - The Musical

Lyricist & Co-Creator Pamela Phillips Oland

* The longest running show in Dutch theatrical history

* 2,800+ performances, over 3,000,000 tickets sold

* 9 years of sold-out performances

* Soldier of Orange Amsterdam will re-open to a socially-distanced limited capacity audience, September 2, 2020

* Nominated  for Best Musical in the 2019 Dutch Music Awards.

It's All About The Words

Essays to Inspire you by Pamela Phillips-Oland
The Art of Writing Great Lyrics by Pamela Phillips-Oland

Defying categorization, the 3x-Grammy-nominated Oland writes pop, R&B, rock, country, jazz, kids and theater songs, with the same ease of inspiration

We all run into the same issues and hurdles.
Solving them is all in how you look at them!

Do you know how to turn a good idea into a great lyric?

I’ve always loved helping Songwriters find their Muse.
My own study of the Songwriting art and craft inspires keen Lyric Evaluations & Songwriting Consultations

I think conducting seminars is very much give and take. Writers open up, and I share a mountain of tips, tricks and secrets of songwriting

Done—Doing—Will Do …in this career I love
The Art of Writing Love Songs by Pamela Phillips-Oland

Book Review

The Art of Writing

LOVE SONGS

A Book Every Human Being

Should Be Forced to Read

As a guy with a graduate degree in psychology from Harvard and published scientific research, and as a songwriter affiliated with the Nashville Songwriters Association (and an author too) I picked up this book for some “tips.”

But then, I found myself absolutely blown away. This is a book every human being in the world should be forced to read, songwriter or not.

The insights into love, self-esteem, psychology, personal growth and personal development, the mystery of life, staying true to yourself–and becoming happier though writing and self analysis–are remarkable.

What Pamela shows is a path to learning how to love more deeply–to love others more deeply, to love yourself more deeply, and to be loved more deeply by others in return.

Using this information to write great love songs (as Pamela has) is just icing on the cake. But even if you don’t write songs, this book might change your whole life–its lessons on setting boundaries, nurturing your inner strengths, staying true to yourself and experiencing true joy and a sense of triumph in life simply blew me away. And I read a lot of books. Thousands.

This will remain forever as one of my favorite books of all time. I highly recommend this slender, brilliant and perhaps divinely inspired volume. It definitely gave me goose bumps–perhaps from on high.

If you are a songwriter and you don’t read this book, you will miss a lot of important information that could land you on the charts.

But even if you are simply a human being, you might find yourself living a life with a lot more love in it, if you buy this remarkable little book and spend an afternoon, or a month, or a year with it–letting it sink it to every cell of your brain and every fiber of your soul.

–David Snyder, NC Regional Coordinator, Nashville Songwriter’s Association International (NSAI), ASCAP Member
Author, How to Mind Read Your Customers and How to Hire a Champion  CEO, Snyder, Inc.

* My apologies that this book is currently in short supply and awaiting reprinting.  –  Pamela

It's All About The Words

Defying categorization, the 3x-Grammy-nominated Oland writes pop, R&B, rock, country, jazz, kids and theater songs, with the same ease of inspiration

We all run into the same issues and hurdles.
Solving them is all in how you look at them!

Do you know how to turn a good idea into a great lyric?

Sometimes a songwriter needs a little help to find his or her Muse. Every lyric evaluation offers clarity and insights that can be invaluable tools going forward

I think conducting seminars is very much give and take. Writers open up, and I share a mountain of tips, tricks and secrets of songwriting 

Done—Doing—Will Do …in this career I love

Book Review

The Art of Writing Love Songs by Pamela Phillips-Oland

The Art of Writing

LOVE SONGS

A Book Every Human Being

Should Be Forced to Read

As a guy with a graduate degree in psychology from Harvard and published scientific research, and as a songwriter affiliated with the Nashville Songwriters Association (and an author too) I picked up this book for some “tips.”

But then, I found myself absolutely blown away. This is a book every human being in the world should be forced to read, songwriter or not.

The insights into love, self-esteem, psychology, personal growth and personal development, the mystery of life, staying true to yourself–and becoming happier though writing and self analysis–are remarkable.

What Pamela shows is a path to learning how to love more deeply–to love others more deeply, to love yourself more deeply, and to be loved more deeply by others in return.

Using this information to write great love songs (as Pamela has) is just icing on the cake. But even if you don’t write songs, this book might change your whole life–its lessons on setting boundaries, nurturing your inner strengths, staying true to yourself and experiencing true joy and a sense of triumph in life simply blew me away. And I read a lot of books. Thousands.

This will remain forever as one of my favorite books of all time. I highly recommend this slender, brilliant and perhaps divinely inspired volume. It definitely gave me goose bumps–perhaps from on high.

If you are a songwriter and you don’t read this book, you will miss a lot of important information that could land you on the charts.

But even if you are simply a human being, you might find yourself living a life with a lot more love in it, if you buy this remarkable little book and spend an afternoon, or a month, or a year with it–letting it sink it to every cell of your brain and every fiber of your soul.

–David Snyder, NC Regional Coordinator, Nashville Songwriter’s Association International (NSAI), ASCAP Member
Author, How to Mind Read Your Customers and How to Hire a Champion  CEO, Snyder, Inc.

I always start with a title.

A title is a road-map.

Once you know what the title is, you know what you can do with it.

You might find five different ways to go with a title.

If you give me a title right now, I’ll tell you what the stories could be.

Contact My Music Publishers

Creative:
Steven McClintock:
 [email protected]
 
Business: :
Tim James:
 [email protected]
 
Educators:
T
o purchase multiple copies of my Lyrics Books at a discount, contact:
 
Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
307 West 36th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10018
 
P: (212) 643-6816
F: (212) 643-6819
 
www.skyhorsepublishing.com

Contact Pamela

Contact My Music Publishers

Contact Pamela

Creative:
Steven McClintock:
 [email protected]
 
Business: :
Tim James:
 [email protected]
 
Educators:
T
o purchase multiple copies of my Lyrics Books at a discount, contact:
 
Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
307 West 36th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10018
 
P: (212) 643-6816
F: (212) 643-6819
 
www.skyhorsepublishing.com