Spike: HOW TO SING LIKE ADELE1. Sing songs to which you can relate. The blues is a style ofmusic that generally talks about pain, love, grief, loss and suffering. In order to be a really great blues singer, you have to be authentic. Choosesongs that talk about issues that you have experienced in your life.2. Add a low growl to your voice to sing the blues like adele. Blues vocals should sound full and gritty.3. Use traditional blues instruments to back up your vocals. Common blues instruments include electric guitar, slide guitar andharmonica.4. Refrain from enunciating your lyrics too clearly.Professional blues singers like adele have a smooth, relaxed wayof pronouncing their words as they sing. For example,instead of singing, "Since mybaby left me," you should sing, "Since maaahhh bay-bay lefff meeee...."5. Listen to some of the great blues singers to gain anunderstanding of howprofessional blues vocals should sound. Some of thesefamous musicians include Adele, B.B. King, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Son House, Howlin' Wolf, Buddy Guy, Robert Johnsonand John Lee Hooker.6. Use a blues scale in your music. A blues scale is a pattern of musical notes thatis very similar to a minor pentatonic scale. In a bluesscale, you use the pattern of 1 ("root" or starting note),minor third (three half steps higher), 4 (five half steps higher than the root),diminished fifth (one half step higher than 4), 5 (two half steps higher than 4),minor seventh (three half steps higher than 5) and 8 (one octave higher than 1).The half steps in music consist of the following notes: C, C#/Db, D, D#/Eb, E, F,F#/Gb, G, G#/Ab, A, A#/Bb, B.So, if you wanted to sing the blues using the C blues scale,your notes would be: C, Eb, F,Gb, G, Bb, C. Even somemodern songs, such asAdele's "Rolling in the Deep," employ the same pattern ofnotes or one that is very similar.
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