International Songwriting Competition Dance/Electronica Category

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is now accepting Dance/Electronica entries for its 2005 competition.ISC offers entrants a chance to win over $100,000 in cash and prizes, including an Overall Grand Prize package of $10,000 (US) in cash and $20,000 in merchandise. ISC is open to both amateur and professional songwriters, and all Dance/Electronica musicians and songwriters are invited to submit songs.

Entries are judged by influential Dance/Electronica artists and industry professionals, including Peter Hook (New Order), Patrick Moxey (President, Ultra Records) and Cory Robbins (Founder/President, Robbins Entertainment). Past judges have included Paul Oakenfold and Scott Kirkland (Crystal Method. ISC accepts entries in all sub-genres of Dance/Electronica ranging from Trance, Techno, Breakbeats to IDM and more.

The complete panel of ISC 2005 judges includes:Peter Hook (New Order); Cory Robbins (Founder/President, Robbins Entertainment); Patrick Moxey (President, Ultra Records/You Records/Sequence Records/Escondida Music/Empire Mgmt.); Tom Waits; Sonny Rollins; Loretta Lynn; John Scofield; Macy Gray; Joss Stone; Amy Ray (Indigo Girls); Charlie Musselwhite; Darryl McDaniels (Run D.M.C.); LeAnn Rimes; Isaac Brock (Modest Mouse); Jeff Stinco (Simple Plan); Steve Vai; Benji Madden (Good Charlotte); The Donnas; BeBe Winans; MercyMe; Monte Lipman (President of Universal Records); Keith Wozencroft ( President, Capitol Music UK); Glen Barros (CEO/President, Concord Records); Tara Griggs-Magee (Executive VP of Gospel/Urban Music, Sony Records); Cameron Strang (President, New West Records); Dan Storper (President of Putumayo World Music); Michael McDonald (President, ATO Records); Alexandra Patsavas (Owner, The Chop Shop Music Supervision – credits include The OC, Grey’s Anatomy, Without A Trace, Carnivale, Rescue Me); Darrale Jones (VP A&R Urban, Atlantic Records); Chris Parr (VP Music Programming & Talent Relations, CMT); Barbara Sedun (VP Creative, EMI Music Publishing Canada); Bruce Iglauer (Founder/President of Alligator Records); Leib Ostrow (CEO of Music For Little People), Thomas Brooman (Co-Founder/Artistic Director, WOMAD); Emily Wittmann (Vice-President, Nick Records); and Danny Epstein (Music Supervisor, Sesame Street/Sesame Workshop).

ISC categories include: Dance/Electronica; R&B/Hip- Hop; Gospel/Christian; Blues; Jazz; Pop/Top 40; Rock; Country; AAA/Roots/Americana; Folk/Singer-Songwriter; Instrumental; World Music; Children’s Music; Performance; Lyrics Only; and Teen (18 yrs. old or younger).

More information is available at the ISC site.

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  1. THE GREATER THE TRIALS, THE GREATER THE BLESSINGS
    Written by: Darrell Jay Jones

    THE GREATER THE TRIALS, THE GREATER THE BLESSINGS

    NARRATION:
    THROUGH THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS, I DIDN’T THINK THAT I WOULD MAKE IT. BUT JESUS BROUGHT ME THROUGH, NOW I REALIZE
    THE GREATER THE TRIALS, THE GREATER THE BLESSING

    1ST VERSE
    LOOKING OVER THE YEARS, I’VE BEEN IN SOME STORMS; I’VE BEEN IN SOME STORMS, LOOK LIKE MY CLOUDY DAYS SEEM SO LONG, THERE WAS SO MUCH HEARTACHE AND PAIN, OOOOO, BUT WHILE I WAS IN MY STORM.

    CHORUS
    THE GREATER THE TRIALS

    LEAD
    I HAD TO WAIT ON JESUS

    CHORUS
    THE GREATER THE BLESSINGS

    LEAD
    BECAUSE I KNEW HE WOULD SHOW UP

    CHORUS
    THE GREATER THE TRIALS

    LEAD
    JESUS MAY NOT COME WHEN I WANT HIM

    CHORUS
    THE GREATER THE BLESSINGS

    LEAD
    BUT HE IS ALWAYS ON TIME

    CHORUS
    THE GREATER THE TRIALS

    LEAD
    THE GREATER THE TRIALS

    CHORUS
    THE GREATER THE BLESSINGS

    LEAD
    THE GREATER THE BLESSINGS

    CHORUS
    THE GREATER THE TRIALS

    LEAD
    THE GREATER THE TRIALS

    CHORUS
    THE GREATER THE BLESSING

    LEAD
    HUM 0000

    CHORUS
    THE GREATER THE TRIALS

    2ND VERSE
    LORD YOU SAID THAT WE WOULD HAVE SOME TRIALS,
    BUT COUNT IT ALL JOY, COUNT IT ALL JOY
    SO LORD I, I REMEMBER THE TIME, THERE WAS SICKNESS IN MY BODY

    CHORUS
    THE GREATER THE TRIALS

    LEAD
    LOOK LIKE I COULDN’T GET WELL

    CHORUS
    THE GREATER THE BLESSINGS

    LEAD
    BUT LORD YOU WERE THERE

    CHORUS
    THE GREATER THE TRIALS

    LEADER
    AND JUST BY YOUR TOUCH

    CHORUS
    THE GREATER THE BLESSINGS

    LEAD
    MADE IT ALRIGHT

    CHORUS
    THE GREATER THE TRIALS

    (REPEAT 2ND VERSE)
    LORD YOU SAID THAT WE WOULD HAVE SOME TRIALS,
    BUT COUNT IT ALL JOY, BUT COUNT IT ALL JOY

    CHORUS
    THE GREATER THE BLESSINGS

    LEAD
    BUT OOOO WHEN A LOVE ONE HAVE GONE

    CHORUS
    THE GREATER THE TRIALS

    LEAD
    I THOUGHT I WOULD LOSE MY MIND

    CHROUS
    THE GREATER THE BLESSINGS

    LEAD
    BUT LORD YOU STEPPED IN ON TIME

    CHROUS
    THE GREATER THE TRIALS

    LEAD
    LORD, YOU GAVE ME A PEACE OF MIND

    CHORUS
    THE GREATER THE BLESSING

    LEAD
    NO MATTER WHAT THE SITUATION

    CHROUS
    THE GREATER THE TRIALS

    LEAD
    CAUSE ALL I HAD TO DO

    CHROUS
    THE GREATER THE BLESSING

    LEADER
    TO EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF MY FAITH

    CHORUS
    THE GREATER THE TRIALS, THE GREATER THE BLESSING.

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