How to Learn Singing “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” from Eurythmics

Learning to Sing ‘Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)’ by Eurythmics

The key to mastering ‘Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)’ by Eurythmics lies in understanding and replicating the unique vocal technique used in the song – a clear, controlled chest voice with skilled breath support. Let’s dive into how you can effectively learn and sing this iconic track.

Understanding Your Voice and the Song

Before you start, it’s pivotal to analyze your voice, and understand your voice type. Use the vocal range test to find your vocal range and compare it with the song’s. If the song’s range doesn’t fit your voice, consider adjusting by transposing the song.

Pitch Accuracy and Chest Voice Control

Annie Lennox, the leading vocalist of Eurythmics, delivers the song with a steady, defined chest voice. To replicate her style, understanding voice registers is crucial. A chest voice explained video can help you in working on your lower register.

Accuracy in pitch is equally important. The pitch accuracy test and Vocal Pitch Monitor can provide valuable feedback on your pitch control.

Mastering the Breathing Technique

Lennox’s powerful sustains and smooth phrase transitions are achieved through controlled breath support. Learn more about breath support and use the sustain vocal exercise to practice sustaining notes.

Final Touches and Performance

Once you are confident with the pitch and breath control, focus on articulation. Lennox’s clear pronunciation contributes to her distinctive style. Be mindful about it while practicing.

Lastly, identify the emotional core of the song and try to convey it while performing. Lennox’s performance is marked by a cool intensity. Refer to this guide on singing with intuition, skills, emotion and thinking for tips on emotive singing.

The Road Ahead

‘Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)’ requires a steady chest voice, breath control, and clear articulation. Mastering these would not only let you sing this song effectively, but also others like ‘Rolling in the Deep’ by Adele, ‘I Will Always Love You’ by Whitney Houston, and ‘Suspicious Minds’ by Elvis Presley.

So get started! Utilize Pitch Training tools and our Singing Course to hone your skills and broaden your repertoire.