One year ago, British music artist; Adele, after a 3 year hiatus, released her third studio album which defied all expectations and set records all over the world. To date, with the album, she has achieved Diamond status in America (thanks to streaming; actual sales: 9.1 Million) and the U.K. (over 3 million sold).
Glen (Dagos_Rivers) hosts a solo podcast, all on the Anniversary of when Adele disproved “people don’t buy albums anymore”, and reviews the album with the help
of many musical samples.
-The three Amy’s and Adele prominence.
-Appreciation of 19 and 21 – story of why albums are called that.
-Leadup to 25 (X Factor advert)
-Woes of buying Beatles album.
-Lemoncake rating; and rank of albums 19, 21 and 25
Track by Track (with song samples):
2) Send My Love
3) I Miss You
4) When We Were Young
6) Water Under the Bridge
7) River Lea
8) Love in the Dark
9) A Million Years
10) All I Ask
11) Sweetest Devotion
Edited by Dagos_Rivers
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That was great, ta 🙂 I came late to the Adele phenomenon because I live under a rock, so I missed most of what she’d put out, and as I wasn’t sure what to expect from the album tracks I didn’t look into it (because I’m weird like that), but from the clips you played I see I’m missing out – thanks for expanding my music horizons a little 🙂 Also, the anecdotes about experiencing music in the UK were entertaining – we get a lot of different stuff over my side of the world (New Zealand) and it’s interesting hearing about how success in the popular music market is measured. You should do more of these, I’d definitely listen 🙂