Singing Guide: John Miles

Singing Guide: John Miles

Vocal technique, exercises, tips and relevant resources

Are you a beginner or advanced singer?

John Miles is known for his unique rock vocal style which is characterized by his high-pitched screams, exceptional range, and powerful projection. If you want to learn how to sing like John Miles, there are several important concepts to keep in mind.

One of the most distinctive things about Miles' singing is his use of falsetto, which allows him to hit incredibly high notes. To develop your falsetto range, you can try Singing Carrots' Pitch Training exercises for range and agility here. You should also focus on developing your breath control, as this will help you maintain a consistent tone throughout your range. Singing Carrots' Breath Support exercise here is an excellent place to start.

Another important element of Miles' singing is his strong sense of emotion and expression. When you sing like Miles, you want to focus on getting the right tone and phrasing to convey the powerful emotions of his songs. Singing Carrots' course on how to sing with intuition, skills, emotion, and thinking here provides excellent insight into how you can develop your own sense of artistry and expression.

Finally, it's important to find the right songs that showcase Miles' unique vocal style. Some of his most famous songs include "Music," "Highfly," and "Slow Down." You can find songs matching your vocal range, difficulty, and genre preference with Singing Carrots' song search tool here.

By focusing on these key concepts, and practicing regularly, you'll be well on your way to singing like John Miles in no time!

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