Adele. Soulful Singer by Heather E. Schwartz

By Heather E. Schwartz

You most likely recognize Adele because the robust, Grammy Award-winning soul singer of hits like "Rolling within the Deep" and "Set fireplace to the Rain." yet do you know that she:

• used to be virtually expelled from the BRIT university for appearing Arts?

• wrote her first unmarried, "Hometown Glory," in precisely ten mins?

• has an modify ego named Sasha Carter?

Want to grasp extra approximately this gifted singer-songwriter? learn directly to study all approximately Adele's kinfolk, her college days, upward push to stardom, musical idea, and extra!

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James, Sarah-Louise. Adele: A Celebration of an Icon and Her Music. London: Carlton Books, 2012. Learn more about Adele as a singer and musician. Shapiro, Marc. Adele: The Biography. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2012. Read up on Adele’s rise to fame. 30 IN D E X Adkins, Angelo, 26 albums, 16–17, 19, 21, 23–24, 27 Brit Awards, 4, 18, 28 Brit School for Performing Arts and Technology, 10–12 Konecki, Simon, 25–27 MBE award, 6–7 MTV Video Music Awards, 20 musical influences, 11, 13 Peñate, Jack, 15 Carter, Sasha, 21 charity work, 27 “Chasing Pavements,” 16 childhood, 9–10 Saturday Night Live, 16 Shoniwa, Shingai, 12 stage fright, 21 demo, 12–13 touring, 21 Golden Globe Awards, 26 Grammy Awards, 17, 23–24 vocal cord surgery, 22 XL Recordings, 13 “Hometown Glory,” 15 31 N E M G D E L W O N PHOTO ACK TS The images in this book are used with the permission of: © Steve Granitz/WireImage/Getty Images, pp.

27; © Eamonn McCormack/WireImage/ Getty Images, p. 28 (bottom); © Jon Furniss/WireImage/Getty Images, p. 28 (top left); © Stefan M. Prager/Redferns/Getty Images, p. com, p. 29 (top left). com, (small image). Back cover: © WPA Pool/Getty Images. Main body text set in Shannon Std Book 12/18. Typeface provided by Monotype Typography. ” “Rolling in the Deep” and “Set Fire But did you know that she: BRIT ★ was almost expelled from the School for Performing Arts? ★ own ★ wrote her first single, “Homet Glory,” in just ten minutes?

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