Best Original Song

Absolute Music Original Song Competition

Have you written a song or instrumental track that you think could be a hit?
If the answer is ‘yes’, then this competition might just be for you…
As part of our 2017 Absolute Music superstore anniversary celebrations, we have teamed up with some of the top names in hi-tech and recording, and are giving you the chance to win one of four fantastic prizes. The song/instrumental can be in any genre, and will be judged on originality, creativity, musicality, melody, lyrics (if the track includes vocals), arrangement, and ‘vibe’. All you have to do to enter the competition is:

  • Upload your ORIGINAL song to youtube, sound cloud, bandcamp or alternative
  • Use the form below to send us the link to your song before 2nd October
  • We will pick our favourites and open it to the public and expert panel vote (on this page) on the 9th October
  • A winner and runners up will be announced on 20th October

The finalists have been announced! Vote for your favourite here


Prizes up for grabs:

1st Prize: RME Fireface UFX II Interface
2nd Prize: A pair of ADAM A5X monitors
3rd Prize: A copy of Cubase Pro 9 software

Many thanks to RME, ADAM Audio and Steinberg for the massive prizes, the likes of which could be found being used in professional studios across the world. This truly is a golden opportunity to get your hands on some serious hardware!


The Judging Panel:

We are very grateful to our judges that have kindly agreed to take part and help us decide on the winners of these great prizes!

Ray Dorset

Ray Dorset
(Mungo Jerry)

Frank Turner

Frank Turner


The finalists have been announced! Vote for your favourite here


Help! I am not able to record my entry!

If you do not have the tech to record your song, and you live locally, we could do it for you for just £15 (per half an hour) at our in-house recording studio. Simply call the studios on 01202 572948 or email [email protected] and ask about the special anniversary competition offer!

Absolute Music Studios

Rules for Entry:

  1. The competition is open to all UK residents except employees of Absolute Music and their suppliers
  2. The judge’s decision is final and correspondence will not be entered in to
  3. You must fully own the rights to the song
  4. No cash alternatives will be substituted for the prize
  5. Artists must not be signed to a record label
  6. The promoter reserves the right to offer alternative items of a greater or equivalent value should unforeseen circumstances require it
  7. Only the first entry per person will be entered into the competition
  8. By entering this competition you agree to be added to the mailing list of Absolute Music and the competition sponsor(s)
  9. The winners consent to publication of their names on the Absolute Music Facebook Page and may be required to participate in post-event publicity arranged by or on behalf of the promoter