Singing Guide: M People

Singing Guide: M People

Vocal technique, exercises, tips and relevant resources

Are you a beginner or advanced singer?

If you want to learn to sing like M People's lead singer Heather Small, you need to work on your power, accuracy, and control. Heather Small has a rich, soulful voice with a wide range, and she knows how to use it to maximum effect.

  • One essential technique that Heather Small employs is good breath support. Singing requires a lot of air, and if you don't breathe properly, you won't be able to hit notes with power and consistency. If you want to learn how to breathe correctly, check out Singing Carrots' articles on breathing basics and breath support.
  • Another important technique for M People-style singing is to focus on your resonance. Heather Small has an incredible ability to manipulate her resonance to create a big, expansive sound. Singing Carrots has a great article on resonance in singing that can help you understand this technique better.
  • M People's songs also showcase Heather Small's impressive vocal range, so it's essential to work on your own range if you want to sing like her. You can start by taking Singing Carrots' Vocal range test to determine your range, and then use the pitch training tools like Pitch Training and Vocal Pitch Monitor to extend it.
  • Heather Small also employs vibrato in her singing, which adds an emotive quality to her voice. As such, it's important to know how to use vibrato correctly. The Singing with Vibrato article is an excellent resource for learning how to use this vocal technique.
  • Finally, if you want to learn more about M People's music and choose songs to sing along with, Singing Carrots' Song search and Artist vocal ranges tools are fantastic resources for finding songs and exploring the vocal ranges of famous singers.

In summary, to learn to sing like Heather Small and achieve a soulful, powerful vocal style, you should focus on breath support, resonance, range extension, vibrato control, and song selection. With the help of Singing Carrots' tools and resources, your M People-style singing career can be one step closer.

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