Singing Guide: Los Bravos
Vocal technique, exercises, tips and relevant resources
Los Bravos were a Spanish beat band formed in 1965, with members from different countries. To learn how to sing like Los Bravos it's important to study their unique singing style, which blended elements of rock and roll, rhythm and blues, and Latin music, and their use of vocal harmony.
One of their most famous songs is "Black is Black," which showcases their style and harmonies. To learn this song effectively, start by analyzing your voice using the tips from this Singing Carrots article: How to analyze your voice.
Next, learn about voice types and how to classify your own voice with Voice types. Understanding your voice type will help you to better mimic the unique singing style of Los Bravos.
Breathing correctly is paramount to efficient singing. Brush up on breathing basics with Breathing basics, then learn about voice registers and vocal breaks with Voice registers & vocal break. This will help you to hit the notes and vocal range used in Los Bravos songs.
Building breath support is key to maintaining consistent and strong vocals. Learn how with Breath support, then practice opening your mouth and throat with Open mouth & throat to emulate the Los Bravos style.
In addition to "Black is Black," other songs by Los Bravos perfect for studying their singing style include "Going Nowhere" and "Bring a Little Lovin." Learn how to memorize and sing these songs effectively with How to learn a song effectively.
Los Bravos have a unique and edgy style that occasionally incorporates belting. Learn about belting and other contemporary vocal techniques with Contemporary vocal techniques: Heavy modal, Twang, Belting.
Finally, monitor your vocal health with Vocal health. Then, practice good posture with tips from How posture affects your singing. Emulate the emotion and attitude of Los Bravos with Singing with intuition, skills, emotion, and thinking. Implement these techniques while practicing with Singing Carrots tools, such as the Pitch Training educational singing game, and progress statistics.
With these steps and Singing Carrots resources, you'll be on the road to singing like Los Bravos in no time!