How to Learn Singing “Stay” from Post Malone

Mastering ‘Stay’ by Post Malone

‘Stay’ by Post Malone is an emotional and unique song, requiring several techniques to properly emulate. Let’s explore these techniques and how best to practice them.

The Techniques

‘Stay’ showcases Post Malone’s distinctive use of Vocal Frys, a technique that involves a low, scratchy sound that sits between speech and singing. Vocal Frys are often used to create emotional intensity – a fitting tool for this song’s intimate and emotive atmosphere. In ‘Stay’, Vocal Frys can be noticed at the beginning of words or phrases, giving Post Malone’s performance a raw and vulnerable feel. This technique is also used by artists like Billie Eilish and Sam Smith. You can learn more about it in our article on Vocal Distortion & Growling.

Practicing the Techniques

To begin uncovering your own authentic voice for ‘Stay’, follow our guide on How to find your own authentic voice. Then you can start practicing Vocal Frys.

Remember that every technique needs a healthy foundation. Consider our articles on Breathing Basics and Breath Support before you dive in.

Use the above techniques as a framework in learning and performing ‘Stay’. Our article on how to learn a song effectively can guide you through the process.

Application with Singing Carrots Tools

To help you tailor your practice sessions, use our Pitch Training – Educational Singing Game. This tool will help you train your ear, improve your pitch accuracy, and, most importantly, practice staying in tune, crucial when practicing Vocal Frys.

Singing Carrots’ Vocal range test can help determine if ‘Stay’ fits within your vocal range. If it does not, it’s important to ensure you don’t strain or damage your voice when attempting the song. Read more about maintaining Vocal Health.

You can check your progress with the Vocal Pitch Monitor and compare your vocal range with that of Post Malone using our Vocal ranges of famous singers page.

Final Word

Remember, perfecting your rendition of ‘Stay’ will take time. Singing is a skill that grows with patience, practice, and passion. Using Singing Carrots tools and articles will help you along this journey. Happy singing!