"I didn't know who Adele was so she started singing in her lessons. The problem was I didn't know any of her songs," he told The Telegraph. Apparently, Gaughan isn't aware of this little movement Adele created back in 2011 called the Something Like You Effect. No matter where you were when that song came on, someone would either be humming, lip-synching, or full-on singing it — guaranteed. That is, unless you're Gaughan. "She would sing some beautiful songs and say, 'You must know this one,' but I don't really know many celebrities."
Unbeknownst to the instructor, he's deemed stars like James McAvoy, MIKA, Gemma Arterton, and Lara Stone good enough to hit the streets solo. Sounds like the type of job ripe with memoir material. Driving With The Stars: A Memoir has a good ring to it, no? (Wonderwall)