How to Learn Singing “Will You Love Me Tomorrow? [Excerpt]” from Carole King

“Will You Love Me Tomorrow?” by Carole King – A Study in Vocal Technique

“Will You Love Me Tomorrow?” is a classic hit by Carole King, embodying a unique vocal technique known as Belting. Belting involves singing high pitches with significant volume, usually in the singer’s upper-mid register, which is often compared to yelling. It is commonly used in pop, rock, and musical theatre.

Understanding Belting

To learn more about this technique, refer to our article on contemporary vocal techniques. Belting is used in various popular songs such as “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston and “Don’t Stop Believin'” by Journey.

Steps to Singing “Will You Love Me Tomorrow?”

  1. Before diving into the song, find out your vocal range using our Vocal range test. The song is typically sung in the alto range, but knowing your range can help you adjust the key accordingly.

  2. Next, practice your pitch accuracy with our Pitch accuracy test. This will help you to hit each note correctly once you start practicing the song.

  3. Since the song involves belting, warm up your voice with the Singing Comfort Zone exercise to avoid straining your vocal cords.

  4. Learn the lyrics and melody of the song. Practice without belting first, focusing on the tune and articulation. Our article on how to learn a song effectively can guide you through this process.

  5. Once you are comfortable with the tune, practice belting on the higher notes. Be aware of your voice registers and avoid pushing your voice too hard. The article on Voice registers & vocal break will help you understand this better.

  6. To improve your belting technique further, use our Mixed Voice exercise.

  7. Finally, use the Vocal Pitch Monitor to assess the accuracy of your pitch while practicing the actual song.

The key to mastering the technique of belting in “Will You Love Me Tomorrow?” is practice. Remember to take care of your vocal health (read this article on vocal health for tips), and continue to hone your skills with our singing course. Happy singing!