In most cases, you might be looking for instrumental songs to help you along during writing. For these 10 songs that inspire we’ve focused on epic songs that tell a story. Maybe you can find a character backstory, a mission arc, or some worldbuilding piece in these songs.
1. The River – Bruce Springsteen
2. Drink with the Living Dead – Ghoultown
3. Empire of the Clouds – Iron Maiden
4. Goodnight Saigon – Billy Joel
5. Imagine – John Lennon
6. Wiskey Lullaby – Brad Paisley
7. 7 Years – Lucas Graham
8. Stan – Eminem
9. Let it go – Frozen (Idina Menzel)
10. Show must go on – Queen
Any other songs that inspire you when you’re writing a character background or are thinking of an epic journey to take your crew on? Don’t hesitate to share it in the comments!