Singing Guide: Clean Bandit & Marina and the Diamonds

Singing Guide: Clean Bandit & Marina and the Diamonds

Vocal technique, exercises, tips and relevant resources

Are you a beginner or advanced singer?

If you want to learn how to sing like Clean Bandit and Marina and the Diamonds, you'll need to work on your vocal range, agility, and breath control. The lead vocalist of Clean Bandit, Grace Chatto, has a unique voice, which is pure and airy at the same time. On the other hand, Marina's voice is often described as powerful, intense, and very expressive. Here are some tips and resources to help you develop your singing skills and work on your voice to be able to sing like Clean Bandit and Marina and the Diamonds:

Vocal Range

The complete range of Chatto's and Marina's voices is particularly challenging. Marina has a higher voice range than Chatto, who often sings in the alto and soprano range. To improve your vocal range, you can take the Range Test provided by Singing Carrots to determine your current range and compare it to your favorite singers. You can also take the Pitch Test to assess your pitch accuracy, which is another critical factor in singing.

Breath Control

Breath control is essential to sing accurately, whether you are recording in the studio or performing live on stage. In the How to Sing like Clean Bandit & Marina and the Diamonds course, you'll learn essential breathing exercises to master your diaphragm muscles and increase your lung capacity, enabling you to hold longer notes and move more fluidly between registers.

Vibrato and Using Your Emotions

Both Marina and Chatto are excellent at creating emotional and expressive sounds with their voices. Vibrato is one of the essential tools you can use to add emotion to your singing. The Singing with Vibrato article provides a comprehensive guide to teach you how to develop and control your vibrato.

Song Preparation

Marina and Chatto are experts at using their voices to deliver powerful storytelling in their songs. You can learn from them to communicate your emotions more effectively when singing. In the How to Learn a Song Effectively guide, you'll learn how to analyze and approach your song, understand the lyrics, and prepare to perform it with confidence and style.


Marina and Chatto are also known for their quality performances, in the Video Performances and Stage Tips articles you can learn more about how to perform like a professional. You'll learn how to engage your audience and deliver an unforgettable performance that will leave a lasting impression.


A fantastic example of Chatto's voice is in the song "Rather Be", where her voice takes the lead in each verse, and her natural vibrato is especially prominent. For Marina, "Primadonna" is an excellent example of her powerful voice and ability to create an upbeat and emotional performance.


Clean Bandit and Marina and the Diamonds are great examples of artists with unique voices. You can learn a lot from them and use the provided Singing Carrots resources to enhance your singing. Try applying to the tips above and use of the Singing Carrot tools, and you will be able to sound and perform like these beloved artists in no time!

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