30 never looked so good

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After waiting six years, Adele came out with her new album 30, and it did not disappoint. Her album 30 spent its second week at the top of the Billboard 200 albums chart. She explained how she wanted 30 to be different from her other albums, where she finds peace and creates an outlet to grow. Adele tweeted “We don’t create albums with so much care and thought into our track listing for no reason. Our art tells a story and our stories should be listened to as we intended. Thank you Spotify for listening.” With this said, Spotify took off all shuffle buttons on artists’ playlists, in order for tracks to be listened to as the singers intended. Adele stated in a Vogue interview that this album will be a way to explain to herself and her son about her divorce. Adele incorporated more soulful songs, including “I Drink Wine” and “Hold on”. Unlike her usual songs, this album clearly had more personal dive into her life, with the songs “My Little Love” and “To be Loved”. She included the perfect blend of calm and powerful, and outlined a story in her songs. Grace Bell said, “I think there is a lot of emotion in it, and very ‘from the heart’, you can really see her and her heart in the songs”. Ausha Stout also said, “It reminds me of her 19 album… one of the songs just didn’t fit with the rest of the album”.

Bell, K. (2021, November 17). Adele’s ’30’ is everything you want from the reigning queen of hearts-and much more. Vogue. Retrieved December 8, 2021, from https://www.vogue.com/article/adele-30-album-review.
Roth, E. (2021, November 21). Spotify’s play button stops shuffling, apparently because Adele said so. The Verge. Retrieved December 8, 2021, from https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/21/22794838/spotify-adele-stop-shuffling-albums.