How to Learn Singing “Midnight Sky” from Miley Cyrus

Learning to Sing “Midnight Sky” by Miley Cyrus

As an iconic pop song, “Midnight Sky” by Miley Cyrus showcases particular vocal techniques. We will focus on Miley’s use of ‘twang’, a contemporary vocal method that involves a bright, ringing sound.

Understanding ‘Twang’

‘Twang’ is a piercing, laser-focused quality underlying tone production, helping your voice project and cut through musical arrangement structures (source). It’s used by many famous singers such as Katy Perry and Ariana Grande. Understanding ‘twang’ is essential to singing “Midnight Sky” effectively. Watch this video on how to use ‘twang’.

Step 1: Scope your vocal range

“Midnight Sky” spans about two octaves, with emphasis on mid-upper range. Begin by using our vocal range test to assess your comfort within this area.

Step 2: Understand the Song Structure

Following the song-map provided in our Song search tool, familiarize yourself with the song’s structure: verse, pre-chorus, chorus, bridge, and outro. Observe how Miley employs ‘twang’ within each section.

Step 3: Sing Along and Assessment

With your foundational understandings, start singing along. Practice to maintain the ‘twang’ technique, especially during the energetic chorus. Use our Pitch accuracy test and Vocal Pitch Monitor for continuous feedback.

Step 4: Warm-Up and Exercise Regularly

To build the required vocal agility, regular warm-ups and practice are vital. Check out our Pitch Training exercises.

Final Thoughts

Mastering “Midnight Sky” involves understanding ‘twang’ and regularly practicing pitch accuracy. Take your time, utilize our tools, and track your progress as you work towards your ‘Miley Cyrus’ moment.