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7 Things We Can Expect from Adele's North American Tour
The North American leg of Adele's Live 2016 tour begins tonight (July 5) in St. Paul, Minnesota, and if her earlier shows are anything to go by, North American fans can look forward to unscripted, touching moments, loads of profanity, and... twerking?
1. She'll be putting Canadian dollars, US dollars, and Mexican pesos in her swear jar.
The potty-mouthed songstress reportedly said "f--k" 33 times during her recent Glastonbury headlining set, inspiring a number of concerned "But what about the children?" tweets.
2. She won't bite her tongue when it comes to critics.
In an interview with the Daily Mail, David Bowie producer Tony Visconti questioned the authenticity of Adele's recorded vocals. "You turn the radio on and it's fluff, you are listening to 90 per cent computerized voices," he said. "We know Adele has a great voice but it's even questionable if that is actually her voice or how much has been manipulated. We don't know."
Adele's simple reply? "Suck my d--k."
3. She'll forget her own lyrics.
Make sure you know all the words to the songs on her setlist; she might need your help remembering them.
Adele forgot the lyrics to her song and this was her reaction. -- pic.twitter.com/n1EyHwXM56— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) May 25, 2016
4. She'll make fans' dreams come true.
Adele invited 12-year-old Emily Tammam on stage during her Manchester, U.K. show after spotting the young girl holding a bright pink banner that read "It's my dream to sing with Adele." The pair amazed the crowd together on "Someone Like You."
5. She'll incorporate some choreography.
When you think of a concert punctuated by tracks like "Someone Like You" and "Hello," twerking doesn't seem to fit the gloomy tone. Thankfully, Adele is the type to let loose in between somber tearjerkers. Expect a dab somewhere along the line.
Adele twerking at her show got me rolling -- pic.twitter.com/tH7lrhVLjx— Kyle Edwards (@KyleEdwards) March 21, 2016
6. She'll help fans get engaged.
During her Copenhagen, Denmark show, Adele invited André Söderberg and Simon Carlsson onto the stage, where the couple got engaged before a cheering crowd. According to People, the generous singer also volunteered to be their surrogate: "I'd love to have a baby with someone Swedish," she said.
7. She'll give you something to Snap about.
She'll do it all in the same dress.
Adele will wear the same galactic Christopher Bailey-designed Burberry dress for her entire tour. Stylist Gaelle Paul told Billboard he worked on finding "one great dress that went the extra mile and that really wowed."