How to Learn Singing “You’re the Voice” from John Farnham

Have you ever wanted to learn how to sing John Farnham’s iconic song “You’re the Voice”? Well, you’re in luck! In this article, we will break down the unique vocal technique used in the song, provide practical tips on how to learn it effectively, and recommend relevant resources from Singing Carrots to help you along the way.

Understanding the Vocal Technique

“You’re the Voice” is known for its powerful and expressive singing style. One of the key vocal techniques used in this song is belting. Belting is a technique that allows singers to produce a strong, resonant sound in their upper chest voice range. It adds a sense of intensity and emotion to the performance. This technique is also commonly employed in other popular songs such as “Total Eclipse of the Heart” by Bonnie Tyler and “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston.

Practical Tips for Learning the Song

Here are some practical tips to help you learn “You’re the Voice” effectively:

  • Start by analyzing your voice and determining your vocal range using Singing Carrots’ Vocal Range Test. This will help you identify which sections of the song may be challenging for you.
  • Work on your breathing technique and breath support by following the exercises and tips in Singing Carrots’ articles on Breathing Basics and Breath Support. Good breath control is essential for sustaining the belted notes in the song.
  • To improve your belt technique, practice vocal warm-ups and exercises that focus on strengthening your upper chest voice. You can find guidance and exercises in Singing Carrots’ article on Contemporary Vocal Techniques: Heavy Modal, Twang, Belting. These exercises will help you develop the necessary power and control for belting high notes.
  • Use Singing Carrots’ Vocal Pitch Monitor to visualize and monitor your pitch accuracy while singing the song. This tool will help you identify areas where you need improvement and make adjustments accordingly.
  • Take advantage of Singing Carrots’ Song Search feature to find other songs that have similar vocal techniques or difficulty level. This will allow you to expand your repertoire and practice different singing styles.

Recommended Singing Carrots Resources

To enhance your learning experience, here are some relevant Singing Carrots articles and exercises that you can refer to:

Remember, learning a song takes time and practice. Use the resources available on Singing Carrots to support your journey and enjoy the process of mastering “You’re the Voice”!