For you guys who are at a disadvantage here, the technique is simple:
Just breathe at "throat level." Exactly the opposite of what voice coaches teach.
and the weakness that starts a song
REALLY emphasizes the song's power ending.
Much joy to you in finding even more creative ways to change up songs!
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