How to Learn Singing “Hold Me While You Wait” from Lewis Capaldi

Mastering “Hold Me While You Wait” by Lewis Capaldi

If you’re looking to perfect the song “Hold Me While You Wait” by Lewis Capaldi, the focus will be on mastering the unique technique of vocal distortion, also known as growling. Capaldi uses this technique extensively in his songs to add emotional depth and rawness to his vocals. Other popular songs that utilize this technique include “Rolling in the Deep” by Adele and “Dream On” by Aerosmith.

Analyzing Your Voice

Before diving into the song, it’s crucial to analyze your voice. Lewis Capaldi is a tenor, the highest male voice type in the modal register. If you are unsure of your voice type, refer to our Voice Type article. You can also take our Vocal Range Test to see how your voice compares to that of Lewis Capaldi.

Vocal Technique: Growling

This Vocal Distortion & Growling Article provides a detailed look at growling and how to do it effectively without hurting your vocal cords. And for a hands-on approach, our Growl Exercise Video will guide you through the practical steps to achieve the effect.

Learning the Song

Once you’re comfortable with growling, start learning the song. Refer to our guide on learning a song effectively and use our Pitch Training – Educational Singing Game to improve your pitch accuracy.

Singing with Emotional Depth

Lewis Capaldi’s voice resonates with emotions because he sings from the heart. Refer to our article on singing with emotion to learn how to tap into your own feelings and express them in your song.

Final Stage: Performance

Finally, after mastering the vocal technique and emotions, it’s time to perform “Hold Me While You Wait”. Here are some tips for performing on stage. Don’t forget to avoid common pitfalls, such as stage fright, for which we provide practical advice.

Keep Practicing!

Remember, singing improvement comes over time with consistent practice. Keep on practicing, and you’ll definitely achieve your goal. Happy singing!