January 10, 2022, 02:00
Gabrielle is the latest guest on the Smooth’s Famous Firsts podcast, and the British music star reflects on how she overcame early challenges to become one of the most famous singers of her generation.
In episode 7 of Famous firstshost Jenni Falconer chats with Gabrielle about the various firsts of her career, including how she first performed live in her school canteen and local supermarket, how she found her beautiful voice to the first time and when she first decided on her now famous stage name.
Gabrielle also explains how to face her fears by wearing her iconic eye patch and how she has been an inspiration to many people who may see themselves as having “differences” as she puts it.
She also talks about her famous hits including “Dreams”, how Tracy Chapman was a huge inspiration and how she found her appearance on The masked singer Last year.
In Famous firstsJenni Falconer chats with pop music legends to hear the stories behind their premieres: first concerts, first recording deals, first TV appearances and more.
Previous episodes featured Ed Sheeran, Michael Bolton and Westlife among others, with future guests including Tony Hadley and Marti Pellow.
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