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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Adele's body positive outlook

Adele is undeniably one of the most talented and emotionally charged performers on the charts today, with a huge voice that can easily fill a concert hall. However, in a world where pop music is perhaps more focused on look than sound, Adele has faced criticism as a full figured woman. Her response has been largely positive, focusing on her music and living a lifestyle that she enjoys, despite what critics may say.

When asked in Rolling Stone magazine about said criticism, she responded with “My life is full of drama and I won’t have time to worry about something as petty as what I look like,” furthermore, she divulges on the lifestyle she enjoys living with “I don’t like going to the gym. I like eating fine foods and drinking nice wine.”

While her unapologetic and non-judgmental response was refreshing, what perhaps made me fall in love with her even more was how she explained the focus of her music, “I don’t make music for eyes. I make music for ears.”

Rock on Adele! Check out her performance of “Someone Like You” live from her home. Personally, both my ears and eyes were absolutely moved by this stirring performance. Do you agree?

Think about it.

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