When you are in the vocal booth in the process of recording, there is a part of you that you must keep out: Your inner critique.
This is the part of you that says things like:
* I'm flat on that note... no, I'm sharp...
* I'm not feeling it right now
* I got this track in the wrong key
* I can't hit that (high) (low) (long) (soft) note coming up
* I should know better than to think I could do this
* I am not getting this fast enough
* I… Continue