100 days, 100 hints on singing. Number  7. A well-shaped phrase awakens and fulfills expectation. It is one of the primary reasons that music fills us. We know exactly where an artist’s phrase is heading and how it is going to arrive and when it does so we are thrilled. We get it, not because of our own musicality but because of the artist’s. Make sure that your own phrases do the same, that they unfold as a series of upbeats, each note demanding continuation, each phrase an upbeat to another, and so on until the end and beyond, awakening and fulfilling expectation.