Currently based in Florida, Lou Heffernan is the former Managing Editor of American Songwriter Magazine in Nashville, Tennessee. He writes in the Pop and Country genres, and his song "You Fill My Heart" achieved nationwide radio airplay. Lou is a professional member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP).
Story song about an adolescent boy who tests the boundaries with his parents by breaking curfew. Along the way he discovers the value of his mother's soft touch and his father's hard line. Will work well in a coming of age movie. the singer looks back on the experience grateful for what he learned. Male Vocals, Country, Country Ballads
A relationship story song. The man is struggling to make lifestyle changes demanded by his partner. If he doesn't change for the better she's gone. After making the changes he thanks her for pushing him, but then asks her to make one big change, marry him. Male Vocals, Country, Country Ballads
Story song sung by a father about his daughter growing up so fast. Opening scene he is putting training wheels on her big girl bike. He flashes back to her in a crib and forward to her wedding day. each step she takes forward feels like one away from him. Visual lyrics strike a heartfelt chord. Male Vocals, Country, Country Ballads
A man walks alone a beach and stumbles on a stone. He picks it up to discover that on it is a message in the form of a riddle. there's a key hidden just beneath the surface. He searches outwardly for answers that he eventually learn must come from within. Male Vocals, Country, Country Ballads
Upbeat, toe-tappin', slightly humorous instrumental. Initially old-fashion sounding country shuffle progresses into more contemporary feel. Scene: Imagine a farmer riding tractor to honky-tonk swaying to the rhythm of the chorus. Instrumental, Country, Country Traditional
Toe-tappin', cartoon-ish country instrumental. Slightly humorous chicken pickin' guitar feel with tongue-and-cheek innuendo. Scene: Two characters with difference of opinion. Scene: A guy is getting nagged. He tries to explain to no avail then escapes into an imaginary world. Instrumental, Country, Country Traditional
Putting your foot in your mouth. Romantic comedy. The singer's day goes completely downhill after he breaks up with his girlfriend. Great for a humorous dream sequence. The character insults a cop, his lawyer, a judge then ends up in a jail cell with a 400 pound guy named Bubba. He insults him too. Male Vocals, Country, Alt Country