Singing Guide: The Last Shadow Puppets

Singing Guide: The Last Shadow Puppets

Vocal technique, exercises, tips and relevant resources

Are you a beginner or advanced singer?

If you're a fan of The Last Shadow Puppets and want to learn to sing like Alex Turner or Miles Kane, you're in the right place!

Alex and Miles are famous for their distinct harmonized vocals and retro-inspired sound. If you want to achieve a similar sound, here are some tips and Singing Carrots resources to help you get started.

  1. Expand Your Vocal Range
    • To sing like Alex and Miles, you need to be able to hit high notes and maintain control over your voice. Take Singing Carrots' vocal range test to determine your range and start expanding it with exercises from the pitch training tool.
  2. Work on Harmonizing
    • The Last Shadow Puppets are known for their tight harmonies. To achieve this, you need to train your ear to hear the individual notes that make up a chord. Sing along with songs you love and try to match the notes of the harmonies.
  3. Pay Attention to Phrasing
    • Alex and Miles are masters of phrasing - the way the lyrics are sung in relation to the melody. Take Singing Carrots' pitch accuracy test to work on your pitch and then practice singing songs in a way that emphasizes the lyrics and enhances the melody.
  4. Find Your Unique Voice
    • The Last Shadow Puppets have a distinctive sound partly because of the unique qualities of Alex and Miles' voices. While it's important to emulate their techniques, it's equally important to find your own voice. Take Singing Carrots' singing course to learn singing theory and practical tips that will help you develop your own voice.

Songs to Showcase Their Sound

  • "Bad Habits"
  • "The Age of the Understatement"
  • "Standing Next to Me"
  • "My Mistakes Were Made for You"
  • "Miracle Aligner"

Singing Carrots Resources

With these tips and resources, you'll be well on your way to singing like The Last Shadow Puppets!

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