How to Write Songs in Sims 4: A Comprehensive Guide

Hey, fellow Simmers! Are you tired of having your Sims listen to the same old boring songs on the radio? Do you want to create your own music and become a famous songwriter in the Sims world? Well, you’re in luck because in this article, we’re going to teach you how to write songs in Sims 4.

Step 1: Get a Guitar or Piano

The first thing you need to do is get a guitar or piano for your Sim. These instruments can be bought in the Build/Buy mode or through the computer in the game. Once your Sim has an instrument, they can start practicing and improving their skills.

Step 2: Build Creativity Skill

In order to write songs, your Sim needs to have a high level of creativity skill. This can be built by painting, writing, playing an instrument, or even cooking. The more your Sim practices creative activities, the higher their skill level will become.

Step 3: Start Writing Songs

Now that your Sim has an instrument and high creativity skill, it’s time to start writing songs. Click on the instrument and select “Write Song.” Your Sim will start playing and improvising melodies.

Step 4: Choose Genre and Title

After your Sim has created a melody, they can choose the genre of the song and give it a title. The genre options include pop, rock, country, and more. The title can be anything your Sim desires.

Step 5: Add Lyrics

Once the genre and title are chosen, it’s time to add lyrics to the song. Click on the instrument and select “Add Lyrics.” Your Sim will start writing the lyrics to the melody they created.

Step 6: Edit and Finalize

After the lyrics are written, your Sim can edit and finalize the song. Click on the instrument and select “Edit Song.” From there, your Sim can change the tempo, key, and add instruments to the song. Once the song is finalized, it’s ready to be performed.

Step 7: Perform Song

Your Sim can perform their original song at any venue in the game, such as a bar or lounge. Click on the instrument and select “Perform Song.” Your Sim will perform the song for the audience and receive tips and fame points.

Step 8: Publish Song

If your Sim wants to become a famous songwriter, they can publish their songs through the computer in the game. Click on the computer and select “Self-Publish Book.” From there, your Sim can select the song they want to publish and receive royalties.

Tips for Writing Songs in Sims 4

– Experiment with different genres and tempos to find your Sim’s unique sound. – Use the “Practice Writing” interaction to build your Sim’s creativity skill faster. – Collaborate with other Sims to create new and exciting songs. – Don’t be afraid to edit and change your songs until they’re perfect. – Practice performing to improve your Sim’s stage presence and receive better tips.


Congratulations, you now know how to write songs in Sims 4! With these easy steps and tips, your Sim can become a famous songwriter in no time. Remember to have fun and experiment with different sounds and genres. Good luck and happy Simming! Until next time, tata for now!