Mastering “The Sweetest Thing (I’ve Ever Known)” by Juice Newton
Learning to sing “The Sweetest Thing (I’ve Ever Known)” entails mastering the unique vocal techniques popularized by Juice Newton. Juice Newton’s distinctive style involves utilizing soft rock and pop-oriented country style with immense breath control, phrasing, and coloring.
Understanding the Song
Start by listening to the song attentively. Pay keen attention to the lyrics, melody and the emotion conveyed. Once you get familiar with the melody, use our Vocal Pitch Monitor to visualize the sung notes, ensuring you’re hitting the correct pitches.
Vocal Technique Recognition
“The Sweetest Thing” mostly utilizes a medium vocal range, calling for great control of breath and emotions. Juice Newton captured the essence of soft rock vocals, with a perfect combination of steadiness and vulnerability. Start by working on your breath control. Our breath support advice and exercises like Farinelli Breathing will prove beneficial. Besides, keep your articulation clear to ensure words are not lost along the way. Need help with that? Visit our pal Articulation article for tips and practice using our Finger Bite exercise.
Steps to Master the Song
- Identify Your Vocal Range: Juice Newton’s vocal style predominantly falls into Mezzo-Soprano category. Use our Vocal range test to find your vocal range and see how it aligns with the song.
- Perfect Pitch: The song requires consistent accuracy in pitch to execute it perfectly. Use the Pitch accuracy test to assess and improve your pitch accuracy.
- Phrasing and Coloring: Expressing the song’s emotions correctly can drastically amplify its impact. Focus on good breath control for efficient phrasing. Coloring can be practiced using our Sustain Vocals video.
Performing the Song
Repeat these steps and make adjustments based on your observations. With time, you’ll attain a personalized rendition of “The Sweetest Thing (I’ve Ever Known)” reflecting your authentic voice.