Learning to Sing “Jackie and Wilson” by Hozier
One of Hozier’s most famous songs, “Jackie and Wilson,” is characterized by its wide range, soulful tone, and use of the vocal technique known as twang. Twang is a sharp, bright sound created by the aryepiglottic squeezing of the pharyngeal space, adding a distinctive nasality that cuts through the band’s sound. This powerful resonance is used in many popular songs.
Analyze Your Voice
Learning The Melody
Now, you’re ready to break down the melody. Use our Vocal Pitch Monitor to see the notes you’re singing, and compare them with the original. You can also use our Pitch Accuracy Test to assess your pitch accuracy as you sing.
Experience Other Songs Using Twang
To further develop your understanding of twang, explore songs that use the same technique. Use our Song Search feature to find songs matching your vocal range and preferences, then rehearse them to familiarize yourself with twang’s unique sound.
Don’t forget to also focus on breath support as it’s crucial to implement twang correctly. Read our articles on Breath Support and Breathing Basics for guidance. Above all, remember to protect your vocal health, here’s how.