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Postby oostevens » Tue Sep 04, 2007 3:57 pm


My hubby and I are kinda in a sorta duety band thing. He plays guitar and can also play bass and i sing 8)

He has written 10 songs on guitar and now we are just trying to write some lyrics to go with it.

Also, he has decided to learn how to sing, to help with writing melodies and backing me up :)

Does anyone have any good singing tips I can offer him? I dunno where to start (he never sings)?

Or any good ideas for lyrics?


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Postby Butterfly_Dawn » Tue Sep 04, 2007 4:02 pm

try to hear the note in your head before you sing it.

try to come down onto a note rather than reaching up to it.

don't waver, if you're going to get it wrong, do it confidently.

breathe properly to support the notes and stick dead on the centre of the note if it's long

warm up your voice first.

I spent 7 years in a choir, so my tips probably are a little weird, but they make sense to me. :oops:
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Postby Chelle » Tue Sep 04, 2007 4:03 pm

I don't know you could contact a music shop or a singing teacher..

sorry I'm pretty clueless, im not much help.. But I would love to hear a demo tape if you ever record it
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