Tim Storms, record-breaking bass: how low can he go?

Bass Tim Storms is officially the lowest singer in the world, after reclaiming his Guinness World Record. He shares his voice-lowering tips with Classic FM’s Jamie Crick.

When composer Paul Mealor wrote his piece De Profundis, containing the lowest note ever written in a piece of classical music, it prompted an international competition to find a singer capable of performing the work. Not only has singer Tim Storms smashed the ‘Bass Hunter’ competition, but it was announced today that he’s got the lowest voice in the world.

So how do you train your voice to be so low? He shares his tips with Jamie Crick – apparently it’s not as simple as just drinking lots of whiskey.

Watch the world's lowest bass in action