How to Learn Singing “Nina” from Ed Sheeran

How to Learn Singing “Nina” by Ed Sheeran

If you’re a fan of Ed Sheeran and want to learn how to sing his beautiful song “Nina,” you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’ll break down the unique vocal technique used in the song and provide you with practical advice and resources from Singing Carrots to help you master it.

The Unique Vocal Technique in “Nina”

“Nina” showcases Ed Sheeran’s incredible falsetto technique. Falsetto is a vocal register that allows singers to produce a lighter and breathier tone, typically used in higher ranges. Ed Sheeran flawlessly transitions between his full voice and falsetto to create the emotional intensity in “Nina.”

This technique is also used in other popular songs like “Thinking Out Loud,” “Perfect,” and “Photograph,” adding a touch of vulnerability and soulfulness to the melodies.

Practical Tips for Learning “Nina”

Here are some practical tips to help you learn and master singing “Nina”:

  1. Start by listening to the original song multiple times to familiarize yourself with the melody, rhythm, and overall structure.
  2. Focus on your breathing technique and make sure to take deep breaths to support your voice.
  3. Practice vocal warm-ups and exercises to improve your vocal range, control, and flexibility. Singing Carrots’ Pitch Training offers interactive vocal warm-ups and exercises specifically designed to enhance your singing skills.
  4. Analyze your voice type and range using Singing Carrots’ Vocal Range Test.
  5. Pay attention to the nuances in Ed Sheeran’s performance, such as his articulation, phrasing, and emotional expression. Singing Carrots’ Articulation article provides valuable insights on how to improve your vocal clarity and enunciation.
  6. Record yourself singing “Nina” and listen back for areas of improvement. Compare your rendition with Ed Sheeran’s version to identify areas where you can refine your technique.
  7. Consider taking Singing Carrots’ educational singing course to deepen your understanding of vocal techniques, music theory, and performance skills.

Additional Resources

For further guidance and inspiration, we recommend checking out the following articles and exercises from Singing Carrots: