How to Learn Singing “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” from Taylor Swift

Learning to Sing ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’ by Taylor Swift

‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’ by Taylor Swift is a fabulous and incredibly catchy pop song with clever vocal techniques. Swift employs a combination of clear articulation and a light, breathy vocal texture to bring her lyrics to life.

Familiarize & Analyze

Begin with familiarizing yourself with the song. Sing along, focusing on the tune and lyrics. Swift is acclaimed for her clear enunciation. Read this article on articulation to help improve yours. Also, use the Vocal Pitch Monitor to understand the song’s melody and your voice pitch.

Master the Light, Breathy Technique

The light, breathy vocal technique Swift uses in this song adds to its playful and sarcastic tone. Incorporate this into your rendition by learning breathing basics and practicing Farinelli Breathing.

Twang: For that Edgy Sound

Swift’s edgy sound called ‘Twang’ technique is commonly used in country and pop music. It contrasts with her light vocals and adds an element of surprise. It features in many top hits including, Adele’s ‘Rolling in the Deep’, and Bruno Mars’ ‘Grenade’. Learn twang with this How to Twang Exercise and read about other contemporary vocal techniques.

Range Extension & Practice

The song requires a comfortable range in chest voice. Extend your range using voice registers resources and consider doing the Singing Comfort Zone exercise.

Repeatedly practice with Singing Carrots Pitch Training, striving to get your pitch accuracy up by singing along with Swift’s track.


Lastly, never forget the song’s playful spirit while performing. Recall why you chose this song and express yourself after studying Swift’s live performances. Need help with performing on stage? Check out these stage tips.

Remember, as per this article, finding your authentic voice is crucial. Sing in a way that reflects you while taking inspiration from Swift’s style.