How to Learn Singing “Look What You Made Me Do” from Taylor Swift

Learning to Sing ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ by Taylor Swift

‘Look What You Made Me Do’ is an iconic pop song by Taylor Swift that involves a unique combination of vocal techniques. The primary technique in this song is Twang, boosted with a playful talk-sing approach and a dramatic modulation in the bridge.

Understanding Twang

Twang involves a specific configuration of the larynx that amplifies the sound and adds a ‘nasal’ or ‘bright’ quality to the voice. This technique helps to articulate the words in the song distinctly. You can find how to implement this technique in the article or practice it with this exercise.

Applying Twang in Other Popular Songs

You can find this technique in various genres, from pop and rock to musical theatre. Some popular songs where Twang is evident include ‘Roar’ by Katy Perry, ‘This Is Me’ from The Greatest Showman, and of course, ‘Shake It Off’ by Taylor Swift.

Preparing to Sing ‘Look What You Made Me Do’

Before setting out to learn a song, it’s vital to understand your vocal range and capabilities. Take up the Singing Carrots’ Vocal Range Test and Pitch Accuracy Test to get started. Take care to maintain your vocal health during the process, which you can read about here.

Practicing the Song

Always remember the essence of practicing a song: start slow, perfect your timing, focus on accuracy, and then proceed to the performance speed. You can read up further on how to learn a song effectively here.

Final Thoughts

Embrace your unique voice article rather than solely aiming to emulate the original artist. While the Twang technique forms the core syllable articulation in this song, remember that every voice has a texture that can add a unique flavor to any song.