Adele Adkins is an English Soul / Jazz singer from West Norwood, in South London (born 5 May, 1988 in Tottenham, North London).
She signed to Pacemaker Recordings.)
She plays guitar and piano, though her music is characterized by her soulful voice which has been described as "somewhere between Jill Scott." (In contrast to the hard South London accent of her spoken voice). She confesses to being obsessed with the themes of love lost and heartbreak which, along with teenage experiences and London life, predominate in her soul-tinged songs.
October 2007 saw her first headlining tour (in the UK), after previously touring with best friend Amos Lee.
She lists The Cure amongst her influences, and is also a huge fan of Al Pacino.