How to Learn Singing “World Burn” from Mean Girls [Musical]

Learning to Sing ‘World Burn’ from Mean Girls [Musical]

‘World Burn’ is a fiery and dramatic number that tests a singer’s range and control. At the heart of this song’s vocal technique is the use of twang and belting to deliver its powerful message. For understanding twang, refer to our article that dives deep into this contemporary vocal technique and watch our recommended ‘How to Twang’ video.

Understanding Vocal Range and Key for ‘World Burn’

To effectively cover this song, you need to be aware of your personal vocal range. Use our Vocal Range Test to discover your voice type and range. Then, review our Voice Types article to understand what types of songs suit your voice. ‘World Burn’ is a mezzo-soprano song, meaning the ideal voice type for this song has a vocal range from A3 to E5.

Using Twang and Belting

‘World Burn’ relies heavily on the use of the twang technique and belting. Twang is a resonant and sharp sound produced by narrowing the epiglottis. To better understand and practice this technique, refer to our ‘How to Twang’ video.

Belting, often combined with twang, refers to the powerful vocal delivery used in this song’s chorus. Learn more from our detailed article on belting.

Practicing ‘World Burn’

Begin with slow and measured practice. As you learn the melody and lyrics, use our Vocal Pitch Monitor. This will help you keep your pitch accurate. Our Pitch Training tool provides guided exercises to improve your precision.

Other Songs that Use Twang/Belting

‘I Will Always Love You’ by Whitney Houston, ‘Rolling in the Deep’ by Adele, and ‘Wrecking Ball’ by Miley Cyrus are popular examples of songs that use these techniques. Search our database of songs by vocal range to find more options suitable for your voice type.


‘World Burn’ is an opportunity to practice and showcase your twang and belting skills. With patience, practice, and resourceful tools like Singing Carrots’ Vocal Range Test and Pitch Training, you can learn to deliver an electrifying performance of this song. Happy singing!