By all accounts, Adele has only improved her vocal technique, her voice has matured, she's reaching the kind of mythical infallibility few non-Beyoncé artists enjoy, etc. But at last night's Grammys, her performance suffered (opens in new tab) when a production gaffe visibly threw her off, as she explained in a pair of tweets late Monday.
The piano mics fell on to the piano strings, that's what the guitar sound was. It made it sound out of tune. Shit happens. XFebruary 16, 2016
Ooooh. Okay. [In football coach voice, while clapping] Good attitude, Adele. Good attitude!
Because of it though... I'm treating myself to an in n out. So maybe it was worth it.February 16, 2016
Much better ending than the show's sound engineer probably got, that's for sure. And you can bet her next performance will be even more characteristically *flawless* just to make up for it all.
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