Journey – Don’t Stop Believin’ – Steve Perry – Isolated Vocals – Analysis and Tutorial

Jonathan Cain’s inspiration for the lyrics to “Don’t Stop Believin’” came from a pep talk he had with his Dad at a point when he was just about ready to give up on his music career. Could you imagine if he had given up?

Which other artists do you know of who were on the brink of quitting before finally catching their break? Share with me in the comments!

In this analysis of Steve Perry’s isolated vocals we can see the beginnings of his incarnation to move away from his lighter, more gentle approach toward a heavier vocal.

We’ll really dig into his vibrato and how his harmonies were perfectly in sync with the lead vocal. I’ll also discuss how he got that round, tubular sound using open throat technique and how he maintained that mind-blowing consistency.

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