How to Learn Singing “Right Here Waiting” from Richard Marx

How to Learn Singing “Right Here Waiting” by Richard Marx

If you’re a fan of Richard Marx and want to learn how to sing his iconic song “Right Here Waiting,” you’ve come to the right place. This heartfelt ballad requires a delicate vocal approach and emotional expression. In this article, we will provide practical tips and Singing Carrots resources to help you master this song.

Understanding the Vocal Technique

“Right Here Waiting” showcases Richard Marx’s smooth and expressive singing style. One key vocal technique that stands out in this song is vibrato. Vibrato is a rhythmic fluctuation in pitch that adds warmth and depth to your voice. Marx beautifully incorporates vibrato throughout the song, especially during sustained notes and emotional moments.

Other Songs Featuring Vibrato:

  • Beggars Bounce – A vocal exercise demonstrating vibrato technique.
  • Diaphragm Bounce – Another exercise specifically addressing diaphragmatic control for achieving vibrato.

Learning the Song Effectively

Learning a song like “Right Here Waiting” requires practice and attention to detail. Here are some practical steps to help you learn and sing the song effectively:

  1. Analyze Your Voice: Before diving into the song, analyze your own vocal range and voice type using Singing Carrots’ Vocal Range Test. This will help you understand which areas of the song suit your voice the best.
  2. Study the Lyrics and Melody: Familiarize yourself with the lyrics and melody of “Right Here Waiting.” Utilize Singing Carrots’ Song Search feature to find the lyrics, sheet music, chords, and karaoke for this song.
  3. Vocal Pitch Monitor: Sing along with the song using Singing Carrots’ Vocal Pitch Monitor. This tool will show your sung notes on a virtual piano, helping you improve your pitch accuracy.
  4. Work on Breath Support: Pay attention to your breath control while singing this song. Proper breath support will allow you to sustain long phrases and deliver the emotional essence of the song.
  5. Pitch Training: Enhance your pitch accuracy and range by practicing Singing Carrots’ pitch training exercises. This will improve your overall vocal control and help you hit the right notes with confidence.

Finding Your Authentic Voice

As you learn “Right Here Waiting” and develop your singing skills, always remember to find and embrace your own authentic voice. Sing with emotion, intuition, and personal style, while also incorporating the techniques and tips you’ve learned.

Additional Singing Carrots Resources

  • Singing Course: Enroll in Singing Carrots’ educational singing course, designed for beginners, to further enhance your vocal skills and improve your singing technique.
  • Discover Vocal Ranges: Explore the vocal ranges of famous singers on Singing Carrots’ website and learn from their unique singing styles and techniques.
  • Tips for Performing on Stage: If you plan to perform “Right Here Waiting” live, make sure to read Singing Carrots’ tips for stage performance to boost your confidence and make a memorable impression.

Now that you have the tools and resources at your disposal, it’s time to start practicing and learning “Right Here Waiting” by Richard Marx. Enjoy the journey of mastering this beautiful song and let your voice shine!