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    Personnel: Adele (vocals). Recording information: AirStudios, London, England; Angel Studios, London, England; Eastcote Studios, London, England; Harmony Studios, West Hollywood, CA; metropolis Studios, London, England; Myaudiotonic Studios, London, En...

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    ITEM#: 13387898

    Personnel: Adele (vocals). Recording information: AirStudios, London, England; Angel Studios, London, England; Eastcote Studios, London, England; Harmony Studios, West Hollywood, CA; metropolis Studios, London, England; Myaudiotonic Studios, London, England; Patriot Studios, Denver, CO; Serenity Sound, Hollywood, CA; Shangri La Studios, Malibu, CA; Sphere Studios, London, England; Wendyhouse Productions, London, England. Editor: Dana Nielsen. Photographer: Lauren Dukoff. Adele's 2009 debut album, 19, was a Grammy-winning smash hit that revealed the British singer/songwriter's knack for bittersweet soul and folk-infused love songs that brought to mind an infectious mix of Dusty Springfield and Terry Callier. The album earned her a ton of fans, and interest was high for the inevitable follow-up. In many ways, her sophomore album, the similarly age-appropriate-titled 21, is a continuation of the sounds and themes Adele was working with on 19. She is still the bluesy pop diva with a singer/songwriter's soul and seemingly bottomless capacity for heartbreak. The best thing the album does is to showcase Adele's titanic vocal ability, which -- more than a few times on 21 -- is simply spine-tingling. Last time around we got the gauzy, Callier-esque folk-soul ballad "Daydreamer" to slowly draw us into the album; here, Adele immediately injects us with the propulsive gospel fever-blues anthem "Rolling in the Deep." While the track certainly owes a heavy debt to the punk-blues of Beth Ditto and the Gossip, it is also ridiculously sexy and one of the best singles of any decade. Elsewhere, we get tracks like the blues-inflected Ryan Tedder co-write "Rumour Has It" and the old-school-style soul cut "He Won't Go," which are terrifically catchy, booty-shaking numbers and exactly the kind of songs you want and expect from Adele. Similarly enthralling is the centerpiece of the album, the mega-ballad showstopper "Take It All." Co-written by her "Chasing Pavements" partner Francis White, the song begins with Adele proclaiming "Didn't I give it all?" Delivered starkly at first with Adele set against simple piano accompaniment and later backed by a gospel choir, it's an instant-classic sort of song in the tradition of "The Rose," "And I Am Telling You I Am Not Going," and "All by Myself" that could stand over the years as a career landmark for the singer and a cathartic moment for fans who identify with their idol's Pyrrhic lovelorn persona. Ultimately, Adele does give us her all on 21, and for now that is enough. ~ Matt Collar

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    Dimensions 6.0x4.0x0.5
    UPC 886974469926
    Runtime 48 min.
    Type Performer
    Genre R&B
    Sub Genre Soul
    Label Columbia Records
    Number of Discs 1
    Track Listing Disc 1
    • 1. Rolling in the Deep
    • 2. Rumour Has It
    • 3. Turning Tables
    • 4. Don't You Remember?
    • 5. Set Fire to the Rain
    • 6. He Won't Go
    • 7. Take It All
    • 8. I'll Be Waiting
    • 9. One and Only
    • 10. Lovesong
    • 11. Someone Like You
    Format Compact Disc
    Spars Coding n/a
    Artists Adele

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    • Great

      As you know Adele is fantastic!

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    • 1335sassy

      'Adele 21' is a wonderful addition to our CD collection. Easy listening - she makes the world's troubles fade away! Very nice.

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    • Adele CD

      Really like the sound of Adele, great music for a good value.

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    • Still Fresh In 2013!

      Adele's Diamond Award Certified 21 still sounds as current now as when it was released in 2011. I eagerly anticipate her next album.

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    • Love the cd

      It is a brand new cd, It plays well and is not scratched. Has good sound. what more can I say.

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    • wonderful cd

      Award winning CD at a great price...What's not to like. Very happy with my purchase and the prompt delivery.

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    • positive

      I love this cd thanks for offering it at such a great cost

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