I'm a very versatile writer who enjoys writing for all sorts of genres from Metal to Musicals and Pop. I have already worked for clients on fiverr and the german label DarkTunes. My favourite style of writing is very imaginative, poetic and epic!
I've been working actively as a lyricist since autumn 2019.
I have worked on Pop, Rock, Gothic Electronic, Musicals and Soundtracks for clients on fiverr and for the german music label DarkTunes.
My specialization is epic, poetic, metaphorical lyrics that tell the story in a beautifully unique way. I like writing songs that people can later decode and search for the meaning in them. My biggest inspiration are Bands like Nightwish and Avantasia.
I started releasing my own music which you can find on Spotify under 'Kaby Burton'.
I am open to any genre you want me to write :)
I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.
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Interview with Kaby Burton
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Oscar Simanski's musical macabre was a joy to work on, because I was allowed to form the storyline to the songs and had to include dialogue which I haven't done before this project. It was a beautiful opportunity!
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: My next single 'The Dance' coming February 2021 ;)
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Analog when it comes to songwriting. I love writing in my notebook instead of opening a Word file. It just feels more natural and easier to let the imagination do its thing.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I'll make your vision come true and sprinkle a bit of my own personality on it :)
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The storytelling aspect of it.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Can you sing the lyrics,so we know where to place them? And yes, I always send a sample of where I imagined the lyrics to be placed cause some songs are not as obvious as other.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That you can't make a living from it lol
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Give me the theme or the feeling the song needs to project.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Look at the artist's work and not how many review they have, cause there is lots of unknown talent out there!
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My notebook full of ideas and 4 working pens hahaha
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Junior Production Designer, Graphic Designer, Voice Over Artist & Lyricist
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Storytelling, epic
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I'd love to work with Tobias Sammet from Avantasia/Edguy, cause he is one of my biggest inspirations and idols when it comes to songwriting.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Finnish early hahaha cause there's always something that needs touch up
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Rock, Pop, Musicals, Metal (all sorts of), Soundtracks
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Metaphorical/Poetic lyrics writing (symphonic rock/metal style)
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Storytelling, Structure, Poetry, Epicness
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I start writing lines that pop into my head and make up the gist of the song, then I just start writing the story as it goes.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have a little studio booth where I record my own music and which I use for my voice over gigs, a RODE NT microphone, yamaha acoustic guitar, Ibanez rg350dxz electric guitar
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Nightwish, Avantasia, Billie Eilish, David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, Lana del Rey, Schandmaul
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Writing lyrics for original songs and coming up with story concept for some of the songs