therrran zaerteem
therrran zaerteem voted up Didge Doo's answer

It's a chicken-and-egg situation. Which comes first ... The lyrics or the music?

I don't know what most songwriters do, but Gilbert and Sullivan, at least sometimes, wrote the songs first (Gilbert) and the music later (Sullivan).

If you have a musical imagination it could go either way. If you have a tune belting around inside … Read more