Often during a song, some singers with almost no air in their voices, sort of roll on their o's, switching from one note to another without a break. Listen to the video below on 0:11. How can I possibly manage that?

YouTube Video: Highasakite - Leaving No Traces (Live from Rockefeller, Oslo).

Another example is what she is doing here, at 4:02. Instead of just switching note, she rolls over from one note to the other. She often does it when she’s making an ‘O’- sound.


That's called a melisma. The most reliable way to learn how to sing melismas is from a teacher who can hear you try it. But googling "how to sing a melisma" offers much advice as well.

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