October 19, 2008

Adele

I was disappointed in SNL last night. Sometimes, I think the material is worse when the writers have a week off.

Although Tina Fey and the presidential material has gotten most of the attention, the musical acts have been terrific this year, none more than Adele last night. So far, Adele has been overshadowed in the U.S. by three other English soul singers: Leona Lewis, Amy Winehouse, and Duffy. But based on her performances tonight, Adele has the goods live in way the other three do not.

Here's the official video of a spectacular song, Chasing Pavements: (if Hulu or You Tube features the SNL performance, I'll include it later):

I don't like her other single from her album, 19, as much, but here's Cold Shoulder