Today I’ll be talking about Tip #6: Endings
(If you missed the Top 10 Tips list for better vocalizing you can read about it in the January 29th blog post. The page numbers with each tip refer to the location in my book Sing Free Now! where you can find more info).
Your tip for today is something that’s a real confidence killer–fading the volume to end to the line you’re singing. People often complain that when they hear their voice on a recording they hear the ends of lines “run out of gas” or sound weak.
This is an important point to focus on in your vocalizing, as it directly relates to your endings in songs. Most people don't realize that when they come to the last part of a line, they tend to fade the volume as a way to end it. It’s very difficult for anyone to successfully fade out the volume, even intentionally. It’s especially hard when you don’t know you’re doing it.