If you’re only warming up your vocal chords, then you’re not fully preparing to sing. Your body is much larger, and your mind controls it all. Before you ease into arpeggios (and the like), start with a pre-warm-up that gets both your mind and body moving.
Tip number 8 in the Top 10 Tips to Better Performing is all about the story of your song. Some people are not the best storytellers but they can still intrigue you by what they’re saying. It is the same for musicians.
You can’t be a hopeful singer but an intentional singer. It puts your head in the wrong mindset and leads you to doom rather than success
Have you ever been told to “speak up” and make friends with your belly? How many people tell you to sing from your diaphragm? What does that really mean?