Susan Boyle

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Susan Boyle

Susan Boyle (born 1961) is a Scottish church volunteer and amateur singer who became world famous when she sang "I Dreamed a Dream" from the musical play Les Misérables on the third series of Britain's Got Talent in the competition's first round.

Sourced quotes

  • "Modern society is too quick to judge people on their appearances. There is not much you can do about it; it is the way they think; it is the way they are. But maybe this could teach them a lesson, or set an example."[1]
Simple: Society judges people from what they look like. That's how society works. But maybe this can teach them a lesson.
  • "I'm trying to be a professional singer. ... I've never been given the chance before. But here's hoping it'll change."[2]
Simple: I want to be a singer. I never had the chance before. But I hope it will change.
  • "It was nerve-racking to begin with but once I started and the audience accepted it I relaxed. It has been surreal."[3]
Simple: At first, I was really nervous. But after I started singing, the audience liked it. It was amazing.

References

  1. "Susan Boyle redeems us from superficiality". Times Online (April 18, 2009). Retrieved on August 22, 2009
  2. "Susan Boyle (BEST quality) - Britains Got Talent". YouTube (April 11, 2009). Retrieved on August 22, 2009
  3. "Britain’s Got Talent star Susan Boyle won't get makeover says Amanda Holden". The Mirror (April 17, 2009). Retrieved on August 22, 2009

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