Learn How to Sing “Rewrite the Stars” from The Greatest Showman
If you’re a fan of The Greatest Showman and want to learn how to sing “Rewrite the Stars” like the talented cast, you’ve come to the right place. This song, performed by Zac Efron and Zendaya, showcases beautiful vocal technique and emotional depth.
Understanding the Vocal Technique
“Rewrite the Stars” requires a strong control of vocal dynamics, as it moves between softer verses and powerful choruses. The unique vocal technique used in this song is known as belting. Belting is a high-energy technique that allows singers to reach powerful and sustained notes with a full and resonant sound.
This technique is commonly used in popular songs such as “Defying Gravity” from Wicked and “Don’t Stop Believin'” by Journey. By learning how to belt, you’ll not only master “Rewrite the Stars,” but you’ll also be able to tackle a wide range of other songs with confidence.
To learn how to sing “Rewrite the Stars” effectively, here are some practical tips:
- Analyze Your Voice: Before diving into the song, take the time to analyze your vocal range and voice type. Singing Carrots offers a vocal range test to help you determine your vocal range.
- Breathing Basics: Proper breathing is crucial for singing. Familiarize yourself with breathing basics and practice exercises that promote breath support and control.
- Vocal Warm-ups: Warm up your voice and prepare it for the song with vocal warm-up exercises. Singing Carrots provides a pitch training program with interactive vocal warm-ups.
- Learn the Melody: Listen to the song multiple times and study the melody. Pay attention to the dynamics, rhythm, and phrasing. Sing along with the original track or use the Vocal Pitch Monitor to visualize your sung notes on a virtual piano.
- Work on Belting Technique: To achieve the powerful sound required for “Rewrite the Stars,” practice belting exercises. Check out Singing Carrots’ How to Twang Exercise and How to Growl Exercise to strengthen your belting skills.
- Articulation and Expression: Pay attention to articulation and bring out the emotions in the song. Check out Singing Carrots’ Finger Bite exercise to improve articulation.
Additional Singing Carrots Resources
Explore these Singing Carrots resources to further enhance your singing skills:
- How to Analyze Your Voice: Learn how to effectively analyze and understand your own unique voice.
- Pop/Jazz vs Classical Singing: Understand the differences between pop/jazz and classical singing styles.
- Vocal Distortion & Growling: Explore the techniques of vocal distortion and growling in singing.
- Singing with Vibrato: Discover how to add vibrato to your singing for a richer and more expressive sound.
- How Posture Affects Your Singing: Understand the importance of good posture in singing and how it affects your vocal performance.