Once you've completed singing and playing the entire song at a very slow tempo, increase the tempo just a bit and continue to sing and play the song. Then try singing and using your cup along with a full version of it. One of the most iconic scenes in the first Pitch Perfect film is Anna Kendrick's "Cups" audition. Transcript for 'The Cup Song' Takes America by Storm Finally, every summer it seems there is something people of all ages just start doing for fun, a kind of holiday from thinking. I will teach you the song in two parts and will tell you when each part is over. Then find an instrumental version and have a go singing with it, without using your cup. Continue with another segment of 10 seconds duration, singing "Cups" and playing your instrument at a very, very slow tempo, until you're singing and playing it perfectly. Try learning the lyrics off by heart and get the timing correct first, without using your cup. When you do it in two parts it sounds better! Freestyle - Songs you can sing to Cup beat recorded by _Vucifer on Smule. The easiest way to learn cups: Clap, Clap, Ta-ble, Ta-ble, Clap Up Down Clap, Sweep, Top, Table, bottom, hand down. Really, you can sing practically any song to cups, you just have to change the tempo of cups as you play it. This lesson can then form the basis for composition lesson where children can use the cups to make a rhythm to go with a song of their choice. The Mainers Mountaineers later recorded their own version of the song in 1937 and at this time it was a stand-alone song, with no cup-based rhythmic accompaniment. When Kaitlyn first heard this song, she thought about what a great song it would be to sing at camp and knew she just had to learn it. The Cup Song. Senior classes; can sing the song too. I find most indie songs go with it, as well as country songs. A cup (no duh) And a iPod to play the music on either when you get really good or to check if you're doing it right. All you need is some plastic cups. :) enjoy :) The Cup Song. Daylight by Maroon 5 goes with it. The cup routine itself is attributed to performer Rich Mullins and it started life as a rhythmic accompaniment for his 1987 song Screen Door. Sing with lyrics to your favorite karaoke songs. Then do the same with an instrumental version. It only took about a day for her to learn because she was so motivated. Students also really love performing this song. Most pop songs do as well if you simply alter the tempo/speed. The cup song is also fantastic for children with poor hand eye co-ordination. Eventually do it all by yourself. Heavy metal doesn't at all, and rock doesn't usually. Top 5 Songs To Sing For A Talent Show 1. The cup song, from the movie ‘Pitch Perfect’ has been around for many years now but it still makes a great class performance for a talent show. Irish …