How to Learn Singing “Free Fallin’ (Live at the Nokia Theatre)” from John Mayer

Learning to Sing “Free Fallin'” by John Mayer

The live version of “Free Fallin'” by John Mayer offers a great opportunity to work on a technique called mix voice, striking a balance between chest and head voice. Mix voice is used in many popular songs, including “Chandelier” by Sia and “Jealous” by Labrinth.

Understand the Technique

Mix voice is a blend of chest and head voice, enabling you to sing higher notes without straining your voice. Understanding your voice registers is a crucial step towards achieving a good mix. Watching the Mixed Voice video can provide effective visual and auditory examples of this technique.

Analyze Your Voice

To effectively sing this song, you need to know your vocal range. The Vocal range test will help determine if you can reach the necessary notes comfortably. Once you’ve defined your range, you can use song search to find more songs that fit your vocal chords.

Preparation Is Key

Before starting to sing, make sure your body is ready. The 3-minute warm-up will help your vocal chords prepare for the task ahead. Further, adopting a good singing posture demonstrated in Good Singing Posture video will make your practice more effective.

Practicing the Song

With preparation out of the way, it’s time to practice. The Vocal Pitch Monitor can help you track whether you’re hitting the correct notes. Begin by humming your way through the song using the Humming video, then gradually add lyrics and work on your pronunciation with the Articulation article.

Extend Your Learning

Applying the mix voice technique beyond “Free Fallin'” can increase your vocal versatility. Experiment with other John Mayer songs or explore the vocal ranges of famous singers to find more pieces that challenge your mix voice.

Building a confident mix voice takes time and practice, but by breaking down the process and regularly analyzing your voice, you’ll find yourself “Free Fallin'” into the rich world of singing!