How to Learn Singing “Bird Set Free” from Sia

How to Learn Singing Sia’s “Bird Set Free”

Singing Sia’s “Bird Set Free” can be a challenging but rewarding experience. In this article, we’ll explore the unique vocal technique used in the song, provide practical advice for learning it, and recommend relevant Singing Carrots resources to help you along the way.

Vocal Technique in “Bird Set Free”

One of the standout aspects of Sia’s singing in “Bird Set Free” is her powerful and emotive belting. Belting is a vocal technique where singers produce strong, resonant, and sustained notes in their chest voice. It allows for a dramatic and impactful performance, perfect for capturing the essence of the song.

Sia’s use of belting in “Bird Set Free” showcases her control and range as a vocalist. While belting is commonly associated with pop and rock genres, it is not exclusive to them. It can be found in various songs across different styles of music, such as Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” and Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You.”

Tips for Learning “Bird Set Free”

Here are some practical tips to help you learn and sing “Bird Set Free” like Sia:

  1. Analyze your voice: Before diving into the song, it’s important to assess your vocal range and determine which parts of the song suit your voice. You can use Singing Carrots’ vocal range test to identify your vocal range and compare it with Sia’s.
  2. Work on breath support: Belting requires excellent breath control and support. Practice deep breathing exercises and work on improving your breath support using Singing Carrots’ breath support article.
  3. Warm up your voice: Before attempting to sing the song, warm up your voice with vocal warm-up exercises. Singing Carrots’ Pitch Training is a valuable resource for warming up your voice and improving pitch accuracy.
  4. Study Sia’s vocal technique: Listen closely to how Sia approaches the belting technique in “Bird Set Free.” Pay attention to the resonance, tone, and control she exhibits. Singing Carrots’ article on contemporary vocal techniques provides additional insight into belting and other techniques used in modern singing.
  5. Practice with a vocal coach: Consider working with a vocal coach who can guide you through the nuances of singing “Bird Set Free.” They can provide personalized feedback and help you refine your technique.
  6. Record and analyze your performance: Record yourself singing “Bird Set Free” and listen back to identify areas for improvement. Singing Carrots’ article on how to analyze your voice offers valuable tips on self-assessment.

Singing Carrots Resources for further Learning

Utilize these Singing Carrots resources to enhance your learning:

  • Search songs: Use this tool to find songs that match your vocal range, difficulty level, and genre preference, helping you discover other songs to practice your belting technique.
  • Artist vocal ranges: Explore the vocal ranges of over 5000 famous singers, including Sia, to gain inspiration and insights.
  • Song-book: Create your performance set with linked lyrics, sheet music, chords, karaoke, and YouTube audio for comprehensive practice and performance.
  • Vocal Pitch Monitor: Use this tool to visualize your sung notes on a virtual piano, helping you improve your pitch accuracy.