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Monday, May 04, 2009

At 19, British singer Adele received rave reviews for her debut album and the single "Chasing Pavements." At 20, she won two Grammy awards. Today, on the eve of her 21st birthday, Adele joins us to talk about her bright future and the songs she's writing for a new album.

Soundcheck blog: John Schaefer on Adele



Comments [6]


What a delightful, charming young woman! I've loved Adele's music for a while now (her SNL performance was not her introduction to all Americans), but I had no idea about Adele as a person. I guess after being burned by Amy Winehouse, I didn't want to know anything more than how she sounded when she sang. Keep up the great work Adele, and great job keeping your head on straight!

May. 05 2009 01:48 PM

mp3 file is missing!

May. 04 2009 05:20 PM
Eileen Lynch from Hoboken nj

I. Love. Her.

I am more than twice Adele's age and I'm in awe. There are a lot of good, young women making some good music out there, but Adele is in a whole other category. She is amazing and I listen to her all the time. I love the fact that she's so young 'cause it means there's that much more great music that will be coming out of her for a long time.

May. 04 2009 02:55 PM
Karen from Westchester

This may not sound very friendly, but when I hang out, play and sing with my musician friends, I am astonished at how today's best nonclassical music artists know absolutely nothing about anything, apart from music - this is a sad set of values to present to the youth of the world who so idolize them. The old dead guy who wrote the book that you don't want to read in school, Adele, is someone you need to know.

May. 04 2009 02:29 PM
Ellen from New London, CT

Adele, You are AMAZING!

May. 04 2009 02:17 PM
Dan Kulkosky from New York

Sounds to me like she has the same accent as Amy Winehouse. Are they from the same place?

May. 04 2009 02:10 PM

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