Adele has said that her decision to quit smoking has made her voice “weaker.”
The Tottenham-born singer used to smoke up to 25 cigarettes a day, but opted to change her lifestyle after suffering a vocal cord haemorrhage in October 2011, which was operated on the following month.
However, in a new interview with the Canadian entertainment news show etalk, Adele revealed that she believed that kicking her smoking habit has actually had a detrimental impact on her voice.
“The people with the best voices, they always smoke,” she said. “I’ve given up smoking and I’m convinced that’s made my voice weaker.”
As reported by The Hamilton Spectator, the 28-year-old said that she’d particularly missed smoking when she was in the studio with Bruno Mars while working on ’25’ track ‘All I Ask’.
“Bruno smokes like an old woman. My make-up artist will stink after having a fag. I had never noticed it before.”
However, the artist did say that, since quitting, she doesn’t miss having her fingers turn “orange” any more.
Earlier this week, Adele revealed that she’d like to attend university in the near future. She told fans at a recent gig in Boston: “I’m desperate to go to university. I know that sounds ridiculous but it’s one thing I really plan on doing.
“I was about to start university in Liverpool in England and then I got offered a record deal, so I was like, ‘Ugh, what do I do?’ Obviously I took the record deal which I don’t regret at all.