How to Learn Singing “Green Light” by Lorde
Are you a fan of Lorde’s music and want to learn how to sing her hit song “Green Light”? In this article, we will provide you with step-by-step guidance on how to tackle this song and highlight the unique vocal techniques used by Lorde. We will also mention other popular songs where similar techniques are employed by different artists. Let’s dive in!
Analyzing your Voice
Before you start learning “Green Light,” it’s important to analyze your voice and understand your vocal range. Singing Carrots offers a Vocal Range Test that can help you discover your voice type and compare it with famous singers. Take the Vocal Range Test to determine your range.
Understanding the Song’s Technique
“Green Light” by Lorde showcases her unique vocal style, characterized by emotional delivery and a powerful belt. To learn this song effectively, you should focus on the following techniques:
- Breathing Technique: To sustain long notes and execute powerful belting, proper breath support is essential. Familiarize yourself with breathing basics and breath support techniques to improve your vocal stamina.
- Vocal Break: Lorde utilizes her vocal break effectively in “Green Light,” transitioning between her chest voice and mixed voice. Learn more about voice registers and vocal breaks here.
- Articulation: Pay attention to Lorde’s diction and articulation to replicate her unique vocal style. Check out our article on articulation to improve your clarity while singing.
Practical Advice and Singing Carrots Resources
To effectively learn and practice “Green Light,” we recommend the following steps:
- Listen and Analyze: Start by listening to the song multiple times and pay attention to Lorde’s vocal phrasing, dynamics, and emotional delivery.
- Warm-up and Vocal Exercises: Prepare your voice by doing proper warm-up exercises. Singing Carrots offers a range of exercises to improve breath control, pitch accuracy, and vocal agility in our Pitch Training – Educational Singing Game module.
- Work on Breath Control: Practice sustaining notes and improve your breath control using exercises like Sustain Vocal.
- Focus on Belt Technique: Study Lorde’s belt technique and practice belting exercises to strengthen your voice. Check out our Singing Comfort Zone video for guidance.
- Refine Vocal Break: Work on smoothly transitioning between your chest voice and mixed voice by using exercises like Voice Break and Mixed Voice.
- Practice Articulation: Improve your articulation using exercises like Finger Bite to enhance your vocal clarity.
- Record and Analyze: Record yourself singing “Green Light” and listen back to identify areas for improvement. Adjust your technique and keep practicing.
Remember, practice and consistency are key to mastering any song. Keep track of your progress using Singing Carrots’ progress statistics feature and monitor your improvement over time.
Other Songs to Explore
Lorde’s unique vocal technique can be found in other songs as well. Here are some recommendations:
- Check out the article on singing with intuition, skills, emotion, and thinking to further enhance your vocal expression.
- If you are interested in contemporary vocal techniques, learn about heavy modal, twang, and belting.
- To explore the importance of resonance in singing, read the article on resonance in singing.