#1
Ok, so, my girl friends birthday is coming up... and what she wants is for me to sing and play her a song on guitar. I have never really tried singing and playing at the same time until recently and I found it quite difficult. Does anyone have any pointers on how I can practice this and get better at playing AND singing, instead of starting to sing and my playing trail off, or starting to play and my singing trail off.

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#2
play the song first on guitar, then sing it without guitar. then put both together slowly then build up to correct speed.
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#3
wat are you going to play for her?
Motley Crue 2/11/06!
Motley Crue/Aerosmith 11/21/06!
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Bleeding Through/Slayer/Manson-7/25/07!
A7x/Operator/the Confession/Black Tide 11/25/07!
Van Halen 2/12/07!
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#4
learn the guitar part inside out, until it's second nature, then sing over it. The better you know the guitar part, the easier the singing will be.
#5
an easy song to sing and play at the same time to is californication by rhcp, if thats any help lol
#6
the best advice I ever got on the topic was to play and sing the song at a very slow (but still steady pace). Keep the same cadence and a very steady tempo. first, focus on the changes and exactly where it falls within the vocal cadence. get that down and the rest will come with repition. knock 'er dead kid. dig that.
#8
Try dust in the wind. Most of the words change with the chords so it should be pretty easy to sing with it. Thats is if you can play dust in the wind.... j/k
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#9
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learn the guitar part inside out, until it's second nature, then sing over it. The better you know the guitar part, the easier the singing will be.


I am a Rhythm Guitarist and Lead VOcalist and this is the best method for me i learn the guitar part completley where i can play it like its nothing thewn sing
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