Singing Guide: Tell Me on a Sunday

Singing Guide: Tell Me on a Sunday

Vocal technique, exercises, tips and relevant resources

Are you a beginner or advanced singer?

If you're an aspiring singer and looking to learn from a great vocalist, Elaine Paige can be a perfect choice. In this article, we will help you learn how to sing like Elaine Paige by covering her unique vocal qualities, recommended songs, practical advice, and relevant Singing Carrots resources.

Elaine Paige's Vocal Qualities

  • Breathing: Elaine's breath control is one of her hallmarks. Start by practicing the Farinelli Breathing exercise to improve your breathing technique.
  • Vocal Registers: Elaine flawlessly transitions from chest voice to head voice and creates a seamless, consistent sound. Incorporate Singing Comfort Zone and Voice Break to understand chest voice, head voice, and vocal breaks.
  • Pitch accuracy: Elaine has excellent pitch control, and you can practice your pitch by taking pitch accuracy test and using the Vocal Pitch Monitor to see your notes.
  • Vibrato: Elaine's rich vibrato adds warmth and depth to her singing. Learn how to sing with vibrato by exploring the exercises Beggars Bounce and Diaphragm Bounce.
  • Open mouth and throat: Elaine's sustained, resonant sound is achieved partly by opening your mouth and throat while singing. Learn why it's so essential by reading this article.
  • Articulation: Elaine's clear, crisp enunciation for each word makes her vocals stand out. Use the finger-bite exercise to enhance your diction, as demonstrated in this video.
  • Stage presence: Elaine's expressive voice and performance bring her songs to life. From overcoming stage fright to tips on performing on stage, Singing Carrots provides resources to help you prepare for live gigs. Read about performing on stage and overcoming stage fright.

Recommended Songs

To learn songs as Elaine Paige, there are several popular tunes showcasing her unique vocal style. Try learning "I Know Him So Well" from the musical Chess, "Memory" from Cats, or "Anything Goes/Anything You Can Do" from the Royal Variety Show. The song search tool on Singing Carrots website can help you find songs that match your vocal range, difficulty, and genre preferences.


If you're looking for educational singing courses, Singing Carrots offers a comprehensive 21-lesson program covering vocal theory and practical tips for beginners. Also, you can explore over 5000 famous artist's vocal ranges using the Artist vocal ranges feature.

In conclusion, Elaine Paige's ability to sing flawlessly and expressively is awe-inspiring. By focusing on developing her unique vocal techniques and learning her iconic songs, you'll be on your way to becoming such a skilled singer yourself.

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