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Adele
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Adele
阿黛尔

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Date: Aug 17 2011

Themes: Music

Grammar: Zero Conditional

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In those long, long ago days before MTV, a singer’s voice was what would make or break her. But now there’s more to becoming a famous singer than just how well you can sing. You also have to be sexy, stylish, beautiful…and it doesn’t hurt to have a crazy past or a scandalous personal life, too.

The British soul singer Adele is like an artist from an earlier time. She may be sultry and beautiful, but it’s her voice that millions of fans are most attracted to. Hear Marni and Amy talk about this pop star with soul.

在很久以前那个没有MTV的时代,歌手单凭嗓音就可能功成名就,当然嗓音也可能会毁了她的事业和前途。但是现在很多因素都可以使歌手成名,而绝
仅仅靠歌声的好坏。歌手还必须性感、时尚、漂亮……并且无论你是否荒唐不羁,或者有私生活丑闻都没关系。
英国灵魂歌手阿黛尔则更像那些早期的艺术家。她也许风骚美丽,但她的声音才是吸引数以百万歌迷的原因。请听玛尼和艾米讨论这位用灵魂歌唱的的歌星。

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Marni

Marni

Amy

Amy

Marni:  I was just listening to the new Adele album, are you a fan of hers at all, or do you know who she is?

Amy:  I know who she is. I don’t know, I find her kind of A-dull.

Marni:  Oh, so clever. Why do you find her dull? I think that’s interesting, ‘cause I think she’s got a really sultry, powerful voice. I’m excited about her.

Amy:  I don’t know, I mean, when I think of someone who’s doing kind of that soul era sound, to me, it has to come from a more sort of raw, emotional place. And she just seems a little too in control to be a real, a true soul singer.

Marni:  That’s kind of interesting. You know, I think she wrote a lot of songs about her ex-boyfriend. Clearly that was a relationship that really broke her heart. I think if you have that element in place, if your heart was really taken out and trampled on, you sort of have the makings of good heartfelt songs.

Amy:  It definitely makes her, you know, one of us. We all have that kind of experience, so it makes her music pretty accessible. But you don’t find it cliche at all, the heartbreak song?

Marni:  Oh, a good heartbreak song is timeless. I really think she’s got a good voice, I think there’s something to her.

 

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Marni really likes Adele’s new album, 21. But Amy thinks Adele’s music is too boring. She prefers soul music that is more raw and emotional. Even though Adele is a soul singer, Amy doesn’t think she really has enough soul.

Marni says that Adele’s songs are emotional. A lot of them were inspired by her painful break up with her ex-boyfriend. But Amy thinks that songs about heartbreak are a little cliche.

Many songs are inspired by heartbreak. What experiences do you find most inspiring? Have you ever had your heart broken?

 

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asemon1996

asemon1996

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i love her …i love her songs…i love her personslity…

10:49 AM Jul 17 2014 |

Ya_Sa_Man

Ya_Sa_Man

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

She’s got a great voice … she’s also beautiful & cute


I ♥ her …she’s great

05:13 PM Jul 16 2014 |

TIDING

TIDING

Algeria

I adore her songs , they are amazing .When i listen to them i feel like these song are about me , sometimes i cry…


 You still my best singer Adele

04:56 PM Jul 16 2014 |

mahbubeh92

mahbubeh92

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i have listened to her songs.they are nice but not as Evanescense ones.

08:47 PM Jul 15 2014 |

arman19940326

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

She is a great singer,definately better than miley cyrus,But still not my type.

02:04 PM Jul 15 2014 |

1 person likes this

Peter12321

Peter12321

Australia

After i left her, she told me, “We could’ve had it all!!!!!!”

12:25 PM Jul 14 2014 |

Leo004

Turkey

someone like you,rolling in the deep amazing songs.Like her voice sooo much she is stunning

11:30 AM Jul 14 2014 |

razaghi

razaghi

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I’m in love with the song ‘some one like you’. i think it’s the most beautiful song in the world.

01:33 PM Dec 05 2013 |

TT1988

TT1988

China

someone like you

03:35 AM Dec 02 2013 |

Genie_

Genie_

Spain

Always liked Adeles music

11:29 PM Nov 26 2013 |

haniehheo

haniehheo

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i love her songs very much i feel good when i listen them

08:25 PM Nov 26 2013 |

denmark19

denmark19

Denmark

i like adele

03:31 PM Nov 18 2013 |

samoorayigirl

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I love her,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,specialy that song of her (SOME ONE LIKE U),,,,, never mind i’ll finde some one like u i wish nothing but the best FOR U!!! <3

11:32 AM Oct 18 2013 |

ken_

ken_

China

Powwerful voice. XD

12:33 PM Jun 14 2013 |

1 person likes this

ujmjth0829

ujmjth0829

Taiwan

I really like Adele!!!
Like her voice so much~


I think she is beautiful, and have a kind heart :)

08:31 AM Jun 12 2013 |

1 person likes this

Mk-Babar

Mk-Babar

Pakistan

Anybody interested to practice English and to share knowledge.. add me at skype.. We will have chating, voice calls, conference calls.
skype id: cruiser40403

11:43 AM Jan 19 2013 |

1 person likes this

DominikLi

DominikLi

China

My mom likes her :P

11:29 AM Jan 19 2013 |

Adrar

Algeria

I do not know her.

09:10 PM Dec 28 2012 |

ElenA

ElenA

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Rotund and lovely girl ;)

12:36 PM Dec 25 2012 |

1 person likes this

Kween

Kween

South Africa

she is a wonder, i simply revere her. i could die for that kind of voice

02:23 PM Dec 16 2012 |

1 person likes this

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