Singing Guide: The Life of Us

Singing Guide: The Life of Us

Vocal technique, exercises, tips and relevant resources

Are you a beginner or advanced singer?

The special singer that we will be exploring in this article is Leah McFall, known for her appearance on 'The Voice UK' where she worked with who helped her develop her singing and songwriting.

Leah's unique vocal style is a blend of pop, soul, and R&B. Her vocals are not only powerful but also effortless and controlled. Leah's technique involves a lot of breath control and diaphragm support. Some of her signature vocal techniques include mixed voice, vibrato, and the ability to switch from chest to falsetto with finesse.

To learn singing like Leah McFall, one must start with analyzing their own voice. This article from Singing Carrots on How to analyze your voice gives a comprehensive guide to understanding the various components of your vocal range and ways to improve your singing style.

The next step is identifying your voice type, and this Singing Carrots article on Voice Types will enable you to identify your unique voice. Leah's voice type is mezzo-soprano, which means that she has a strong lower register and a powerful upper register.

Breathing basics, voice registers, and vocal breaks are other fundamental components of singing that are broken down in Singing Carrots' articles. Leah has mastered breath support, and this Singing Carrots article on Breath support will help you improve your breath control and support.

Leah's music often requires a lot of open mouth singing, which can be further enhanced by the tips and techniques explained in Singing Carrots’ article on Open mouth & throat. Leah’s performance on the song 'I will survive' is a great example of her vocals and the tips and techniques mentioned in the said article.

The importance of learning a song effectively cannot be overstated, and that is why Singing Carrots has a dedicated article on How to learn a song effectively. Studying Leah's songs and learning them with a focus on her vocal techniques will help improve your own singing.

Leah’s unique vocal techniques like mixed voice and vibrato are demonstrated in her performances of 'Killing Me Softly' and 'I Will Survive.' Contemporary vocal techniques like heavy modal, twang and belting are discussed in-depth in this Singing Carrots article, Contemporary vocal techniques: Heavy modal, Twang, Belting, which can help you integrate these techniques into your singing style.

Vocal health is essential and Singing Carrots has a detailed article on Vocal Health. Leah has emphasized the importance of taking care of your voice to avoid vocal damage. Singing Carrots also provides a list of exercises and warm-ups that aid in keeping your voice healthy.

In conclusion, learning and adapting Leah McFall's unique vocal style requires the correct vocal techniques, breath support, and a lot of practice. Incorporating Singing Carrots resources like articles, exercises, and tools like the vocal range test, pitch accuracy test, and vocal pitch monitor, will help you develop and perfect your vocal skills to sing like Leah McFall.

Learn more about this artist vocal range, voice type and repertoire.