"She should come with a warning: bring tissues. Beneath a big “I [HEART] XL” banner the newly signed young lady sits, strums, smiles and then when she opens her gob blue birds fly out. Imagine if Erykah Badu and Billy Holiday caught the LDN accents of Lock Stock and you’re not even close to how powerful this was. Beautiful."
Sean Adams @ The Great Escape '07
Hotly tipped for 2008, Adele is a singer-songwriter from London with a big voice and even bigger potential. She won the first-ever Critics Choice Award at the annual BRIT Awards in 2008, coming top of a poll which also included Foals and Duffy. Her second single, 'Chasing Pavements', reached number two in the UK singles chart in January 2008.