How to Learn Singing “I Won’t Say (I’m in Love)” from Walt Disney’s Hercules

Learning to Sing “I Won’t Say (I’m in Love)” from Disney’s Hercules

Are you looking to learn how to sing “I Won’t Say (I’m in Love)” from Disney’s Hercules? This lively and catchy song sung by Meg, the film’s heroine, showcases her unique vocal technique and emotional range. In this article, we will guide you through the process of learning and performing this song, and provide practical advice and resources from Singing Carrots to help you along the way.

Understanding the Vocal Technique

One of the unique aspects of “I Won’t Say (I’m in Love)” is the incorporation of a vocal technique called “belting.” Belting is characterized by a powerful and resonant sound produced in the middle and upper parts of the voice. This technique allows the singer to convey strong emotions and deliver the song with energy and intensity.

If you’re new to belting or want to improve your skills, Singing Carrots offers a comprehensive article on contemporary vocal techniques that covers belting in detail.

Steps to Learn the Song

Here are some steps to help you learn and master “I Won’t Say (I’m in Love)”:

  1. Start by listening to the original song multiple times to get familiar with the melody, rhythm, and emotions conveyed.
  2. Use Singing Carrots’ vocal range test to determine your vocal range and find the appropriate key for the song.
  3. Practice the song’s melody by singing along to the pitch accuracy test on Singing Carrots.
  4. Focus on the belting sections of the song, paying attention to the intensity and power required. You can improve your belting technique by following Singing Carrots’ How to Twang Exercise.
  5. Work on your breath support and control, as this is vital for executing the song with precision and emotional expression. Singing Carrots’ breath support article will provide you with valuable tips.
  6. Practice the song’s lyrics and articulation to ensure clarity and diction. Singing Carrots’ Finger Bite Exercise can be beneficial for improving your articulation.
  7. Use the Vocal Pitch Monitor tool on Singing Carrots to visualize and fine-tune your pitch while singing the song.
  8. Once you feel confident with your skills, perform the song in front of an audience or record yourself to evaluate your progress and make necessary adjustments.

Other Songs with Similar Vocal Techniques

The vocal technique used in “I Won’t Say (I’m in Love)” is also prevalent in other popular songs. Some examples include:

  • “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen
  • “Defying Gravity” from the musical Wicked
  • “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going” from the musical Dreamgirls
  • “Rolling in the Deep” by Adele

Studying and practicing these songs alongside “I Won’t Say (I’m in Love)” can further enhance your understanding of the belting technique and provide you with a wide range of repertoire.

Utilizing Singing Carrots Resources

Singing Carrots offers an array of tools and resources that can greatly assist you in your singing journey. Here are some recommended resources: