During yesterdays press events, Rachel spoke about ‘The Voice of Ireland’, it also confirms she has not signed up to coach another season (just yet). Check out the interview below!
When she rose to fame in S Club 7 the music industry was entirely different and if she were to begin her career in 2016, Rachel Stevens would not take the route of reality TV.
The Voice of Ireland coach admitted she’d never consider trying out for the RTE series, which offers a launching pad to pop star hopefuls in the business.
The mother-of-two, who was back in Ireland to announce details of the 2016 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby taking place from June 24th to 26th at the Curragh Racecourse, said she was lucky to emerge in another era.
Asked would she take to the stage in a Blind audition, Rachel said: ‘No, definitely not. I never really did the whole audition process.
‘I think they’re really brave those who do. When I started the whole industry was very different. There were none of these shows, nor was there social media, so nobody was posting stuff on YouTube and such.’
London-based Rachel, 38, who has yet to sign up for another season of the RTE production, insisted The Voice format offers youngsters a stepping stone.
‘It’s an amazing platform and it’s a great, fun show for family entertainment. The industry itself is so hard… It’s so tough. It gives them an amazing experience.
‘I was very fortunate throughout my career that S Club taught me to have a very good work ethic and you need that. So I try to instil that in them.
‘Being on the show you learn how to be in front of the cameras… soak it all up and enjoy it for what it is.’