In the early 2000s I had the chance to hear a couple of songs by a very young English girl. I also saw
a video of her song “Stronger than me” and I quite liked it.
In the UK was the Duffy time and all that new 50s / 60s sounding soul revisited vintage trend.
So I thought, another teenager who does R & B English, destined to a few good singles and then
to oblivion, although that look and that voice had something uncommon about them.
A few years later Back to Black became a huge worldwide success, leading her it to win 5 Grammy Awards.
Rehab was listened and danced to everywhere…
Did you break a pot? We take some glue and fix it, being careful to hide the cracks as much as possible (unless we do not toss the pieces out and buy a new one).
Have you been hurt in life once or more? (both physically and emotionally)? We are careful not
to let anyone see it: “How are you?”
“I’m very well!” is the obvious answer in 90% of cases. However, the general trend is to hide: cracks, breakages, stitches, weaknesses, and our fallibility.