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Comedic Voices

Comedic voices can lift the spirits of even the most sullen listeners.

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Inspire Fits of Laughter

There is nothing better than a good laugh. Humour is powerful. It has the power to heal the spirit and bring people together. However, just having a good one-liner in your back pocket isn't enough. Good comedy is all about delivery.

A story or joke will always fall flat when it is poorly delivered. A comedic tone is high-risk and high-reward. Something funny can stick with people forever, but failing can be incredibly awkward. Storytelling, set-up, context; a comedic voice is a multifaceted entity. 

Working with professional voice actors, with experience in the comedic tone can minimise risk and leave a lasting impression in the hearts and minds of your audience.

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Why Voquent?

Voquent’s unrivalled online service quickly connects customers with experienced voices of all types, tones and characteristics.

We make casting and recording a fun and creative collaboration, producing captivating performances remotely or on location for all types of vocal projects.

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To perfect comedic delivery takes years of practice. Expert comedic voices will have you in stitches before you hear the punchline.

It is easy to fall into the trap of thinking that comedians don't take life seriously, but this is rarely the case. Good comedy touches on deep emotions and societal truths that delve beneath the surface of society. Tapping into this requires a unique mind. This might be why there is frequently a link between talented comedians and mental disorders known as the sad clown paradox. Comics see the world differently.

The connection between a comedic entity and clairvoyance permeates countless human cultures. This is the archetypal Trickster - the mischievous revealer of secret knowledge in human mythology and legend, since time immemorial.

What is a Comedic tone?

A quality comedic voice is not as rudimentary as a mere impression. It must be crafted by an experienced performer. So, if you are trying to amuse your audience, you need to make sure that the voice-over has enough authenticity and spark to be declared ‘funny’ by the majority. 

The best comedy voices will provoke smiles and laughs abound, and when an audience laughs, endorphins are released, making them feel happy—a natural high.

And if they are happy, they will keep listening and associate their good feelings with your message. For this reason, comedy is used frequently in advertising campaigns. Comedic voices will add fun to your content too. So, not only will they help you with brand recall, but they will also keep your listeners invested.

Humour is a great way to associate a character with levity and establishing them as the comic relief of an ensemble. Of course, a talented expert on tones may be needed for less one-note roles. These characters will likely delve into anger or sadness - so having a professional performer who is capable of many tones is instrumental to creating a believable character.

We can go even deeper. There is no one-size-fits-all solution to a funny tone. Dry wit, and dark humour are going to be significantly different to your classic knock-knock joke. 

The message you want to craft and the type of humour you are looking for will provide vital context, that will inform your voice's comedic tone. Working with our team of linguistic experts, we can find you the perfect type of comedic speaker to match your project - in any language or accent.

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