The reason is obvious to me: she is a shining example of the way music used to be. A time when Ella Fitzgerald was singing in smokey bars, Lena Horne was lighting up the screen and Billie Holiday was bringing. it. home.
I don't pretend to know terribly much about the big band era, but I do know good music when I hear it.
Flash forward to the new millennium, and you'll find that most of our famous singers cannot actually sing. In a robotic shift the world seems to be adopting, auto tuners have infiltrated the air waves. It's disgusting to me that we've gotten to this point.
And then came Adele.
It's no wonder her second album shot straight to number one, and all of her shows are sold out. People are craving real music.
So here's to a song that is a bit overplayed, but oh-so-appreciated:
The Challenge so far:
day 08 - a song that you know all the words to