The British is not without its extraordinary people when it comes to music and the arts. Remember the Beatles? How about Oasis? Elton John? And even in the contemporary generation, the British are still proving to the world that we have a place in the music industry.
Take for example young singer, Adele. She recently won two Grammys for her single Chasing Pavements. This single comes from the debut disc of the artist, “19.” And what does Adele plan on doing with her trophies? Dallas News had an interview with her, wherein she said that:
“I’m going to put them in my bathroom,” the 20-year-old says. “In England that’s a tradition. It’s a vanity thing. That way every time they go to the toilet they are reminded of how great you are. They aren’t just going to be sitting there, though. They are going to be in cabinets.”
What kind of music does Adele sing? She labels her sound as a blend of folk, jazz, and R&B. She also went on to say that “Folk, jazz and soul is the music that I like. I love Carole King, Mary J. Blige, Destiny’s Child, Erykah Badu, stuff like that. It’s a mismatch of styles. I don’t know what kind of person I want to be, let alone what kind of musician I want to be. But I’m getting better with the guitar, better with my bass, better with my piano. Songwriters are quite focused, really.”
If you have not heard of Adele yet, then it is about time that you did. And about time that you got her award winning disc.