How to Learn Singing “I Feel You” from Depeche Mode

Mastering “I Feel You” by Depeche Mode

Learning to sing “I Feel You” by Depeche Mode is an exercise in power, control, and breath support. Dominated by Dave Gahan’s deep, resonant vocal stylings, this song offers a challenging but rewarding experience for any singer. Let’s dive into the unique vocal technique used!

Breath Support and Control

Throughout the song, Gahan leverages extensive breath support to maintain consistent power and control. This requires proper breathing technique, managing both intake and the release of breath during the song. Practice a Farinelli Breathing exercise to build your stamina for power singing.


“I Feel You” emphasises clear articulation. To achieve the distinct pronunciation, try the Finger Bite exercise, which encourages more precise articulation.

Resonance and Power

Dave Gahan’s vocals are known for their powerful resonance. Practice breath support and work on your resonance to recreate this effect. Adequate breath support will also help avoid constrictions.

Vocal Range

“I Feel You” falls mostly in the Baritone range. Check your own vocal range and compare it with Dave Gahan’s range on Singing Carrots.

Many songs utilize breath support and resonance as key techniques, such as “Enjoy the Silence” and “Personal Jesus” also by Depeche Mode. Mastering “I Feel You” will improve your ability to handle these and other songs.

One Step at a Time

Don’t rush! Use the Vocal Pitch Monitor to see if you’re hitting the right notes. Supplementary resources like Pop/Jazz vs Classical singing can help you understand the stylistic nuances.

Finally, remember that singing is a personal journey. Use these strategies to help find your unique sound, and enjoy the process of learning “I Feel You”.

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