STRATEGY THIRTY - ONEFriendship as Plot Device
The archetypal friendship song generally reflects a personal statement from one of three attitudes: the offer/commitment of friendship, gratitude for someone's friendship, or a shared appreciation of friendship—a duet.
|Some Friendship Titles|
|Friendship||Bridge Over Troubled Water|
|Old Friends||Thank You for Being a Friend|
|Together Wherever We Go||Come in From the Rain|
|You've Got a Friend||That Old Gang of Mine|
|That's What Friends Are For||True Colors|
|With a Little Help From My Friends||You've Got a Friend in Me|
Tone Is of the Essence
A successful song requires a consistent tone. In offering friendship, the tone can, of course, be playful as Cole Porter's “Friendship,” or ...