Singing Guide: Sam Smith feat. Burna Boy

Singing Guide: Sam Smith feat. Burna Boy

Vocal technique, exercises, tips and relevant resources

Are you a beginner or advanced singer?

Sam Smith's unique vocal quality is his emotional and expressive delivery. His soulful voice is known to convey feelings of heartbreak, vulnerability, and passion. If you want to learn how to sing like him, addressing the following areas on Singing Carrots' platform will be essential.

  1. Breathing: As with all singing, proper breathing technique is integral. The Breathing Basics article will help you understand the difference between active and passive breaths and how to use them effectively while singing.
  2. Warm-up: Start your vocal practice with the Farinelli Breathing exercise to warm up your voice. Follow it up with the 3 Minute Warm Up video that is great for all types of singers.
  3. Vocal range: Sam Smith tends to sing mostly in the higher registers. Determine your vocal range with our Vocal range test and work on your range with the Pitch Training - Educational Singing Game.
  4. Pitch accuracy: Sam Smith's singing style demands a higher degree of pitch accuracy. You can assess your pitch accuracy with our Pitch accuracy test and also use the Vocal Pitch Monitor to see your sung notes on a virtual piano.
  5. Song selection: Sam Smith's discography includes some of the most emotional and vulnerable love songs to ever hit the charts. There are many songs to choose from, but How to learn a song effectively will guide you on how to effectively learn new songs. Additionally, you can search songs by vocal range on our platform to find songs within your range.
  6. Vocal technique: To achieve the emotive delivery that Sam Smith is famous for, we recommend that you read the articles on Articulation and Vocal Health to keep your voice healthy and vibrant, using the right articulation.
  7. Performance: The Tips for Performing on Stage article will guide you on how to perform like a professional singer, with a focus on audience engagement, microphone technique, and handling stage fright.

Use these resources to help you start your journey in singing like Sam Smith. Remember, consistent practice and training are vital in developing any new skill.

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