How to Learn Singing “Since U Been Gone” by Kelly Clarkson
Learning to sing a particular song can be an exciting and rewarding experience. In this article, we will guide you through the process of learning to sing “Since U Been Gone” by Kelly Clarkson, highlighting the unique vocal technique used in the song and mentioning other popular songs where this technique is used. We will also provide practical advice and relevant Singing Carrots resources to help you in your journey.
Before diving into learning the song, it’s important to analyze its structure and vocal style. “Since U Been Gone” is an energetic pop-rock anthem that showcases Kelly Clarkson’s powerful and emotive singing. The song requires a good vocal range, control, and the ability to convey strong emotions through your voice.
Unique Vocal Technique: Belting
One of the unique vocal techniques used in “Since U Been Gone” is belting. Belting is a powerful singing technique commonly used in pop and rock music to create a strong and resonant sound. It involves accessing the chest voice while maintaining clarity and control.
In “Since U Been Gone,” Kelly Clarkson employs belting during the powerful chorus and bridge sections of the song. By emphasizing the chest voice and using proper breath support, you can achieve the same powerful and emotive vocal delivery.
Other popular songs where belting is used include “Rolling in the Deep” by Adele, “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston, and “Don’t Stop Believin'” by Journey. Listening to and studying these songs is a great way to understand and appreciate the versatility and impact of the belting technique.
Here are some practical tips to help you learn and master “Since U Been Gone” or any song that involves belting:
- Analyze your voice: Understand your vocal range and strengths. Knowing your vocal capabilities will help you determine which parts of the song need more focus and practice.
- Focus on breath support: Good breath control is essential for belting. Practice exercises like the Farinelli Breathing to strengthen your breath support.
- Master vocal registers: Understanding and transitioning between vocal registers will help you achieve a smooth and seamless vocal performance. Watch the explanation of chest voice and mixed voice.
- Break down the song: Divide the song into smaller sections and practice each section separately before putting them together. Focus on timing, melody, and dynamics.
- Adapt your vocal style: While learning a song, it’s important to adapt your vocal style to match the genre. “Since U Been Gone” is a pop-rock song, so pay attention to the energy, attitude, and delivery.
Relevant Singing Carrots Resources
Singing Carrots provides various resources that can assist you in learning and improving your singing skills: