How to Learn Singing “Sinking Deep”
Are you ready to learn how to sing “Sinking Deep” by Hillsong Young & Free? This worship song has a unique vocal technique that can help you enhance your singing skills. In this article, we will explore this technique, provide practical advice on learning the song effectively, and mention other popular songs that use similar vocal techniques.
The Unique Vocal Technique in “Sinking Deep”
One of the unique vocal techniques used in “Sinking Deep” is the use of dynamic control. Dynamic control refers to the ability to vary the volume and intensity of your voice throughout the song. In this song, you’ll notice that the verses start off softly and gradually build up in intensity as the song progresses, leading to a powerful chorus. Learning to control your dynamics will not only make your performance more expressive but also help you connect emotionally with the lyrics.
To practice dynamic control, start by singing the song softly during the verses, focusing on maintaining a controlled and gentle tone. Then, gradually increase the volume and intensity as you approach the chorus, allowing your voice to soar and convey the emotions of the song. Remember to pace yourself and not push your voice too hard to avoid strain or fatigue.
Practical Advice for Learning “Sinking Deep”
Learning any new song can be challenging, but with the right approach, you can make the process more enjoyable and effective. Here are some practical tips to help you learn “Sinking Deep”:
- Listen to the song: Start by listening to the original version of “Sinking Deep” multiple times. Pay close attention to the melody, dynamics, and phrasing.
- Analyze your voice: Use the Singing Carrots article on how to analyze your voice to understand your vocal range and identify any areas that may require improvement.
- Warm up your voice: Before practicing the song, warm up your voice using Singing Carrots’ vocal warm-up exercises. This will help prepare your vocal cords and improve your singing technique.
- Break down the song: Divide “Sinking Deep” into smaller sections and practice each section separately. Focus on mastering the melody, rhythm, and dynamics of each part before putting it all together.
- Use the Vocal Pitch Monitor: Singing Carrots’ Vocal Pitch Monitor can be a helpful tool to visually track your pitch accuracy and make adjustments accordingly.
- Practice with karaoke tracks: Singing Carrots’ song search feature allows you to find karaoke tracks for “Sinking Deep” that match your vocal range. Singing along with these tracks will help you refine your timing and phrasing.
- Record yourself: Use a recording device or Singing Carrots’ Vocal Pitch Monitor to record yourself singing “Sinking Deep.” Listening to your recordings will help you identify areas that need improvement and track your progress over time.
Other Songs with Similar Vocal Techniques
Once you have mastered the vocal technique used in “Sinking Deep,” you may want to explore other songs that utilize similar techniques to further enhance your singing skills. Here are a few popular songs to consider: