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    Wed, 19 Oct 2011 10:31:54

    Adele Employing Vocal Training Techniques - She had to cancel tours due to vocal chord issues

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    Adele is taking the bull by the horns and is undergoing regular vocal training to help her overcome the recurrent throat issues that have caused her to cancel multiple tour dates since May.

    Doctors told the singer she had to cancel her performances and rest her voice or risk permanent damage! Adele is now consulting a vocal expert to navigate the process. She tells Britain's The Sun, "My vocal therapist is amazing – she looks like a Brazilian Shirley Bassey – but she's given me all of these new exercises. Now I have to sing my songs through a straw to get my diaphragm going. I have to do all of these facial movements to get my face going and it makes me look butt ugly because my whole face vibrates." Wow, that sounds (and probably looks) cool, doesn't it?

    However, there are some drawbacks! Like what? Well, Adele said, "But the worst thing is that I've got this massive thing that looks like a sex toy and I've got to stick it into a bottle of water and blow. It's awful. And I have to sing things like Happy Birthday and the Grand Old Duke Of York. It's so embarrassing."

    Aw, Adele! We love that you are fixing your vocal issues and doing silly-looking exercises to improve things.

    What is your favorite Adele song?

    —Maggie Pannacione

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