Video: This Korean Teenager’s Cover of Adele Is Crazy-Good
Korean teen Park Jimin covered Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” for an audition for KPop Star—and it’s AMAZING.
We all know Adele. We all love Adele. One Adele’s most impressive qualities is the maturity of her voice, given how comparatively young she is (you’ll recall that she made her debut at age 18, though her vocal prowess sounded much more experienced). But Adele better watch out, because this Korean teenager is about to give her a run for her money!
Meet Park Jimin. She’s 15 years old, recently auditioned for the television show KPop Star (sort of a Korean version of American Idol. For that audition, she used Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep”—and she killed it. Check it out here:
How surprised are we that Park Jimin’s audition video is now going viral? Not at all. How could we be, when she’s got a set of pipes like that? Her upper register may still lack the control that Adele herself has, but seriously. We think it’s safe to say that this girl has a shining future ahead of her.
Just in case you need a point of comparison, here’s Adele’s original version of the song:
Lucia Peters is BettyConfidential’s associate editor.