Michael Buble inspired by Bryan Adams

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 17 April 2013

This article is from 2013.

Michael Bublé

Michael Buble

Michael Buble was inspired to become a singer by Bryan Adams' 1984 album 'Reckless'

Michael Buble was inspired to become a singer by Bryan Adams.

The 'Feeling Good' singer looked up to his fellow Canadian vocalist when he first started out, in particular his 1984 album 'Reckless'.

He told NationalPost.com: "I was nine years old when I bought this album, it wasn't even a CD, it was a cassette, and I remember going: 'This is a guy from Vancouver; if he can make it, maybe I can, too.' 'Reckless' has the greatest songs: 'Heaven', 'Cuts Like a Knife', 'Run to You', 'One Night Love Affair', so many. I remember studying the album cover, like - someday."

Michael, 37, also remembers writing his first hit, 'Home', and the buzz it gave him, although he admits it faded a little over time.

He added: "One thing I do remember is I wrote a song called 'Home', and I remember thinking, 'God, this is a good song. I wrote a good song.'

"Then I remember the 57th million time I sang it, thinking: 'I don't know if I want to sing this another 57 million times.' Then, of course, I sang it a billion times again."

Michael's new album 'To Be Loved' is out now.

Bryan Adams

Old school MOR rock from the craggy faced Canadian as he hits the road with a full band to celebrate the release of his 13th studio album, Get Up!.

The Ageas Bowl, Southampton

Fri 7 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0238 0472002

Bitts Park, Carlisle

Sat 15 Jul

£53.90 / 01288 625545

Bught Park, Inverness

Sun 16 Jul

£53.90

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Michael Bublé

Vancouver vocalist who croons on everything from 'For Once in My Life' to 'Moondance' with swing affectation and cheesy banter.

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