Someone Like Adele

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Here is the story behind the incredible success of this talented young British singer-songwriter whose is now beloved around the world.

This book details Adele's upbringing as the child of a single mother in North London and her time at the BRIT School for Performing Arts & Technology where her peers included Leona Lewis.  This account covers her signing with XL Records and being voted the Brit Awards Critics' Choice before her debut ...

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Overview

Here is the story behind the incredible success of this talented young British singer-songwriter whose is now beloved around the world.

This book details Adele's upbringing as the child of a single mother in North London and her time at the BRIT School for Performing Arts & Technology where her peers included Leona Lewis.  This account covers her signing with XL Records and being voted the Brit Awards Critics' Choice before her debut album was even released, and her breakthrough performance in the US on Saturday Night Live.

Features exploration of her songwriting inspirations and her diverse influences.  Delves into her battles with stage fright and laryngitis.

A must-read for fans new and old.
 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781780383088
  • Publisher: Omnibus Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/2012
  • Pages: 216
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

A successful freelance writer of 15 years, Caroline Sanderson is the author of three previous non-fiction books and is familiar across the book trade for her long-standing regular contributions to trade magazine The Bookseller.  Her features, book reviews and interviews have appeared in The Times, She Mslexia and Books for Keeps.
 

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Table of Contents

Prologue Something In The Way She Sings 9

Chapter 1 Dreams 13

Chapter 2 Bluebirds Fly Out 23

19 About A Boy 37

Chapter 3 Chasing Sidewalks 53

Chapter 4 And The Award Goes To 65

Handbags And Gladrags 80

Chapter 5 Dog Days 91

Chapter 6 California Blue 99

21 About A Woman 109

Chapter 7 Hurts So Good 129

Chapter 8 Little Voice 145

The'Big'Issue 157

Chapter 9 The Secret Of Her Success 163

Reality Chick 171

Epilogue When Everyone Cared 181

Acknowledgements 183

Source Notes 185

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 8, 2014

    TO BOTH

    Spell correctly! THIS IS A HERO WERE TALKING ABOUT! U R A DISGRACE TO ADELE! I WOULD BE ASHAMED TO SHOW MY FACE IN PUBLIC IF I WERE U! I CAN U EVEN SAY U LIKE ADELE

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 8, 2013

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    She rox

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 12, 2012

    ADLELE

    LOVE HER

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