How to Learn Singing “Brokenhearted” from Karmin

How to Learn Singing Karmin’s “Brokenhearted”

If you’re a fan of pop music and looking to learn a catchy and upbeat song, Karmin’s “Brokenhearted” is a great choice. In this article, we’ll guide you through the process of learning this popular song, highlighting its unique vocal technique and providing practical advice along the way.

Understanding the Vocal Technique

One of the standout elements of “Brokenhearted” is the use of rap-singing, which Karmin (the duo consisting of Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan) became known for. The combination of Amy’s quick rapping and melodic singing creates a distinctive sound that sets the song apart.

To master this unique vocal technique, it’s important to work on your diction, timing, and breath control. Singing Carrots provides resources that can help you improve in these areas:

  • For diction and articulation, check out the Singing Carrots article on articulation.
  • To improve your timing and rhythmic skills, try the Singing Carrots exercise on Finger Bite.
  • For breath control and support, the Singing Carrots article on breath support is a valuable resource.

Learning the Song

Once you’ve gained a better understanding of the vocal technique, it’s time to learn “Brokenhearted” itself. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you:

  1. Listen to the song: Familiarize yourself with the melody, rhythm, and overall structure of the song by listening to the original track or Karmin’s live performances.
  2. Break it down: Divide the song into sections (verse, chorus, bridge) and practice each section individually to grasp the lyrics, melody, and rhythm.
  3. Focus on rap-singing: Pay special attention to the rap-singing parts, ensuring clarity, speed, and accuracy. Practice the rap parts slowly at first, gradually building up speed.
  4. Vocal warm-ups: Warm up your voice before practicing or performing the song with Singing Carrots’ 3 Minute Warm Up.
  5. Use vocal monitor: The Singing Carrots Vocal Pitch Monitor is a useful tool to visually track your pitch accuracy while singing.
  6. Record yourself: Record your practice sessions and listen back to identify areas for improvement. Make adjustments to your technique, diction, and timing based on the feedback.

Related Songs and Resources

As you dive into learning “Brokenhearted,” you may be interested in exploring other songs that utilize rap-singing. Here are a few popular examples:

  • “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • “Fancy” by Iggy Azalea
  • “Problem” by Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea

To further enhance your singing skills, Singing Carrots offers a wide range of resources:

  • Explore the extensive database of vocal ranges of famous singers on the Singing Carrots Artists Vocal Ranges page.
  • Discover songs that match your vocal range, difficulty, and genre preference on the Singing Carrots Song Search page.
  • Enroll in the comprehensive Singing Carrots Educational Singing Course to learn singing theory and practical tips.
  • Track your singing progress with the Singing Carrots Progress Statistics feature.