Buy a Singer experience at Gift Daze recording studios

The Singer Experience

Sing and record to your choice of backing tracks and we'll produce your exclusive session to make you sound truly professional. Take home impressive photo printed CD(s) of your recording experience!

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Gift Daze recording experiences in our Tunbridge Wells Kent studios

Singer Silver
Record 1 song

£49 Add to basket
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Singer Silver Plus
Record 2 songs

£69 Add to basket
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Singer Gold
Record 3 songs

£89 Add to basket
+ Personalise gift voucher

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Singer Gold Plus
Record 4 songs

£119 Add to basket
+ Personalise gift voucher

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Singer Platinum
Record 5 songs

£139 Add to basket
+ Personalise gift voucher

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Singer Emerald
Record 7 songs

£169 Add to basket
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Singer Diamond
Record 10 songs

£229 Add to basket
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Singer Cut Diamond
Record 14 songs

£279 Add to basket
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Fabulous fun!

We'll capture the best performance no matter how young, old or nervous our singing star is. We'll relax them into the studio surroundings, and show them how their vocal prowess can be transformed in to a spectacular performance using our top digital facility and highly experienced, friendly producers.

The Experience

The artist(s) for the day will be shown around our state-of-the-art studio by their exclusive producer. We'll shoot a picture of them so that preparation of their photo printed Souvenir CDs can begin. The chosen songs are discussed and, after a few vocal warming tips, it's off to the live room to start the recording session. With the producers friendly guidance, a few 'retakes' and 'drop-ins' where necessary (they'll be talking the talk too!) and then 'comping' the best bits together will ultimately conclude with a thoroughly professional sounding performance.

Music Web Page

An exclusive Music Web Page will be created where you can stream and download your recordings as MP3s, as well as downloading the high resolution picture we took for your CD print. Perfect for sharing with friends and family - wherever they are!

Sourvenir CDs and Video DVD

All tracks are mixed and mastered with precision before being duplicated to the photo printed Souvenir CDs. If the recording artist has a Video DVD included with their experience then the footage captured from the live room camera feeds is made in to a Video DVD, complete with case. Add this to your order under Options in the shopping basket.

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Information

Personalised gift voucher 

Add an experience to the basket, and use the personalisation panel to write your own greeting. The 'Save' button appears when you add or amend text in the fields provided. Once saved you can 'View and check' to see your gift voucher in full. You can make any amount of adjustments to get the message just right. You can also choose your postage and instant download/print options in the shopping basket before purchasing through the checkout.

Souvenir CD 

We start each experience with a photo shoot so that manufacturing of your unique, personalised CD artwork can begin. You'll take home your CD(s) at the end of your session.

Your exclusive Music Web Page 

Every experience and party purchase now includes a Music Web Page. At the end of the session, recordings from our artist for the day are uploaded and  can be securely accessed for streaming playback, or as downloadable MP3s - instantly. The perfect way to share with friends and family - wherever they may be! We'll also upload the high resolution picture we took in our photo studio - perfect for taking prints from. There's a hit counter too that shows how many visits your Music Web Page has had over it's indefinite time online!

Video DVD 

An optional real-time DVD of the recording studio session is available under the options tab in the shopping basket whilst making your purchase. The video is unedited capturing every moment of the performance including out-takes and the producers comments.

Purchase extras on the day

You can order more Souvenir CDs and Video DVDs whilst at the studios. Just let the engineer know what you'd like in addition to what you'll already receive as part of your experience with us.  

The Green Room
The Green Room

The Green Room is provided for your comfort. You can watch the experience via our TV and monitor camera, fed directly from the recording studios. An adjoining kitchen is provided with complimentary tea, coffee and squashes.

Spectators

We allow up to four spectators to come and watch from the comfort of the Green Room. Please enquire if you want to bring more.

Photography

You are welcome to bring a camera to our studios and take some snaps in the live room  with our expensive microphones as props! Just ask your recording engineer when the best time is to do so. Don't forget we take a high resolution picture in our photographic studio for printing on  the souvenir CD(s) that are taken home.

Videography

You are welcome to video your session from our studio control room, or Green Room. A video from inside the live room whilst the recording artist is performing can be purchased on the day, or ordered in advance after adding an experience to the shopping basket.

Age

The minimum age for any of our experiences is 6, and for parties it's 6 turning 7. Their is no maximum age - 97 is the record set to date! Under 14s must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.

Studio opening times 

We are open 7 days a week. Monday to Fridays between 9am and 7pm, Saturday 9am to 6pm and Sunday 10am to 6pm.

Upgrade an experience

Use the gift voucher to log in or click Redeem on our home page, and just pay the difference to upgrade to another experience.

Backing tracks

Backing tracks

All of our Singing Experiences and Parties include to use of our quality backing track library.

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We supply professional quality backing tracks for your singing experience or party session.

Whether it's a charting topping hit from the past, or a fresh tune currently being played on Radio 1's playlist, we're sure to have the track. You can find karaoke versions of tracks (include the term 'karaoke') to rehearse with on iTunes, Spotify or YouTube.

FAQ

Where do I find the lyrics?

A good source for finding your chosen songs lyrics is azlyrics.com.

It's important to come to our studio armed with all the lyrics of your chosen songs printed on sheet paper ( include a copy of the lyrics for each singer participating). They'll be placed on a music stand in front of the singer and cannot be turned so only print on 1 side of the paper.

 

Can I bring my own karaoke tracks to the studio?

You are more than welcome to bring your own backing tracks on CD, iPod or memory stick. You can also buy your own tracks at various vendors, including Sunfly Karaoke & Ameritz.

 

Can we remove the vocals off an original recording?

Removing vocals from the artists original song can sometimes be done but the process badly effects the music and the quality ends up being sub-standard. We do not use or recommend this process in our recording experiences nor does it comply with copyright laws and other regulations set by MCPS.

Reviews

Tony & Lyla-Rose

Singer Gold - 16th August 2017

"Fab morning - Made everything easy. Fun - Can make everyone sound great. The sound guy Joe - Best."

Sophia

Singer Gold - 16th August 2017

"'I had great fun'. The engineer made me feel very relaxed so there was no pressure! It was also really helpful to do 3 takes. I really enjoyed this experience!"

Jodie

Singer Gold - 14th August 2017

"I had an amazing experience even though it was out my comfort zone, glad I did it and would do it again."

Evie

Singer Gold - 13th August 2017

"It was a great experience and such fun!"

Kirstie

Singer Gold Plus - 9th August 2017

"The backing tracks were very good. It was good how you can sing to the original tracks as it really helps with nerves. The sound technician, Joe, was so good at keeping you relaxed and make sure you're having the best time."

Dizzy

Singer Gold - 9th August 2017

"Amazing! I was so nervous I could barely talk, but Joe (Vic) made me feel so comfortable. A great experience and I am buzzing."

Gracie

Singer Silver Plus - 4th August 2017

"Amazing experience, Gracie was made to feel confident and like a pop-star, best gift ever!"

Caroline

Singer Gold - 28th July 2017

"This was a fantastic experience. Very professional and enjoyable. Would do this again."

Heather & Georgie

Singer Silver - 26th July 2017

"We were made to feel welcome and put at ease. Very enjoyable experience. Great laugh."

Jackie Feat. Mark, Maggie and Sam

Singer Emerald - 21st July 2017

"Absolutely fantastic afternoon. We loved every minute of it and didn't want it to end! My absolute dream - Such a brilliant birthday present! Joe was fabulous, so encouraging and made us feel at ease very quickly! Would definitely recommend to anyone! Thank you so much!"

See hundreds more reviews on our testimonials page

Demo listen

Indi Brown sings 'Iris'
Tori sings 'Make You Feel My Love'
Laura sings 'Unbreak My Heart'
Chris sings 'The A Team'
Brittany sings 'Part Of That World'
Amy sings 'Hurt'

Videos

Delivery & booking

Download your gift voucher today 

Select 'eVoucher download' under the delivery options in the shopping basket or in the price tab above. A gift voucher will then be delivered to you via a download link email.

Gift Voucher delivery 

Select one of the Royal Mail delivery options in the shopping basket or in the price tab above, ranging from free standard delivery (1 to 3 days) to Special Delivery™ next day sign for guaranteed. You will receive your Gift Voucher inside a gold envelope within the time frame displayed in the delivery options panel. You will also be sent a printable download via email.

Studio opening times for experiences and parties 

Monday to Friday 9am to 7pm
Saturday 9am to 6pm
Sunday 10am to 6pm

We are open over school holidays and on bank holidays, except Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New years Day.

Weekend bookings activation

The prices displayed on this website include a weekend booking surcharge of 20% for weekend bookings as Saturdays and Sundays are 'peek time' popular booking days.

Please remove the weekend booking surcharge if you do not require your booking on a weekend. To do so, simply de-activate under options in the shopping basket. This will save you money, and should you wish to activate weekend bookings at a later date, you can do so by logging in with your gift voucher.

Please note we cannot refund the weekend bookings surcharge should you choose to book your experience session on a weekday. 

Valid for 1 year

Our gift vouchers are valid for one year from the purchase date, and can be booked online. Just follow the simple instructions on the gift voucher and enter them in to the log in panel below.

Book a session date

Using the details provided on the gift voucher, enter them below and book a session time and date to suit in our online diary system. Bookings can be made at any point whilst the voucher is valid, and a further one months grace is given providing you make the booking before the expiry date.

Purchase and book simultaneously

Add your experience choice to the basket, and under the options tab click Pre-book your experience session date now. You'll be taken to our diary where you can choose a session time and date of your choice.

Preparation

Lyrics

Singers should always bring printed lyrics for their chosen songs, even if they can remember them off the top of their head - it may be that we start recording at certain points throughout the song and not just from the beginning making a hard copy invaluable. Find lyrics with our 'backing tracks' search tab above. If you've decided to record a duet then two copies of the lyric sheets will be required as we normally use one mic per singer - and on different sides of the live room!

Marking your lyrics

It's a good idea to mark your lyrics against the original singer and track. Mark notes such as how many beats before the singing starts, and where abouts is the instrumental sections are when you should not be singing. If you have quite lengthy lyrics then you could also mark points where the original singer breathes between words and lines.

Rehearsing

Backing tracks do not have any lead vocals to guide you through the song. Make sure that you are well rehearsed so as not to waste your allotted time on practicing or too many re-takes. YouTube is a great source of karaoke tracks to practice too. Also take a look at our Backing track page for more song information. Take a listen to the 'Vocal tips and exercises' tracks in the tab below.

Vocal exercises

Vocal Tips original audio CD

Get the best out of your recording experience. Below are 8 tracks recorded especially for Gift Daze by Jake Boyle of Vocalwise. 

Jake takes your through some simple processes including making the right song choices, breathing at the right places through the song, and some simple but effective vocal exercises.

Originally available on a free CD with every experience purchase from Gift Daze, you can now listen and practice with Jake right here on this web page.

01: Introduction
02: Learning a song
03: Learning from the singer
04: Even more useful tips
05: Breathing exercise
06: Simple warm up routine
07: Repeat warm up routine
08: Outro