Watch The “Chinese Adele” Sing “Someone Like You”

August 16th, 2012 | 4 comments | Posted by Jen

I don’t what it is about Adele’s voice, but it bugs. I can’t stand it. It’s so overwrought and what’s the word? Singerly. I know, I know, that’s not even a word. I just don’t want to hear it. Shut up shut up shut up, Adele. Fast forward to the next song before hives break out on my leg.

That said, it’s kind of crazy to hear a simulacrum of Adele’s voice come out of 19 year-old Zheng Hong, a contestant on the Chinese version of “The Voice.”

Things I love about this video?

  1. That big, confident voice coming out of a seemingly quiet, unassuming girl.
  2. The crying judge.
  3. The crying judge.
  4. Alas, again, the crying judge.

[via Know Your Meme]

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4 Responses to “Watch The “Chinese Adele” Sing “Someone Like You””

  1. Cindy says:

    When you can sing like that, all you really need to do is stand up to the microphone.

  2. alperryman says:

    1) Thank you. I knew I couldn’t be the only person on the planet who didn’t dig Adele.

    2) Somehow, nothing you said was able to prepare me for the crying judge’s first sob. Barked with laughter.

    3) Way to go, Zheng Hong.

  3. chrstiine says:

    My eyes just welled up and I have a giant lump in my throat. Gonna go blow my nose now.

  4. missi says:

    go on this link http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=d3kMEFqHGGc this girl on youtube link sing like adele!

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