How to Learn Singing “The Best Day” from Taylor Swift

Learning to Sing “The Best Day” by Taylor Swift

“The Best Day” by Taylor Swift is a heartfelt song filled with nostalgic lyrics and radiant melodies. Swift utilizes a unique vocal technique in this song – breathy voice. This technique is often used to add emotional intensity, as can be heard in other popular songs such as “You’re Beautiful” by James Blunt and “Love Story” by Taylor Swift herself.

Understanding the Breathy Voice Technique

The breathy voice technique involves releasing more air while singing to produce a soft, intimate, and whispery vocal quality. It’s an essential tool for emotional expressivity but needs to be used responsibly to avoid straining your vocal cords. To better understand different vocal techniques, including breathy voice, take a look at our article on voice types.

Learning the Song

To learn “The Best Day” effectively, follow the steps below:

  1. Analyze Your Voice: With our vocal range test, identify your range and compare it with Swift’s range. This will help you determine your ability to perform this song.
  2. Learn Melody and Lyrics: Listen to the song repetitively and use our Vocal Pitch Monitor to visualize the pitch as you sing along.
  3. Apply the Breathy Voice Technique: Sing the song with your usual technique and then add a breathy voice effect. Make sure to monitor your breath usage and maintain vocal health. Read our article on breath support for some effective tips.

Practicing and Perfecting

To enhance your pitch accuracy and breath control, use our interactive vocal exercises. Regular practice will allow you to maintain the breathy voice technique throughout the song without straining your voice.

Finally, consider using our singing course for more comprehensive learning and remember – practice makes perfect!