Music CD - 2011
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Publisher: New York, NY : XL Recordings, p2011
Branch Call Number: CD POP ADELE
Characteristics: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet
Alternative Title: Twenty-one


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Feb 25, 2021

21 is Adele’s second studio album released on January 24 2011. Adele wrote and collaborated with other songwriters and producers as she began to record the album. Most of the album was based and inspired by her own experiences in her relationships and you can feel and hear how much she hurt. The album also has a fair share of upbeat contemporary songs apart from her sad love songs. It serves as a great transition from the initial heartbreak she experienced in the beginning of the album and is on her way to healing from the pain. I remember the first time I heard “Set Fire to the Rain”, I was so immersed in her voice and fell in love immediately with her and have been a fan since. The overall aesthetic of the album reminds me of an old movie in the 1980s and a heartbroken woman trying to get over her old lover and move on but goes back and forth with her emotions. I think “Love Song” and “Someone Like You” paint that picture with the acoustic guitar and the piano along with melancholy lyrics. I would definitely recommend this album to those who enjoy the blues genre of music and who want some background music to wind down. 5/5 stars.-@Hildreth of the Hamilton Public Library's Teen Review Board

Dec 25, 2018

Adele is amazing as always!! Kristi & Abby Tabby

Mar 09, 2018

Incredible voice and talent!
More on here to hear than the big hit of Rolling in the Deep, of which 10 of the 11 songs have writing credits to her.

Jan 24, 2017

This is one gorgeous album,a true pop masterpiece,and on her second try no less! She co wrote all the the songs with just about all the 8 producers she worked with here,which says she's more than a fabulous voice.Adele has built up quite the following,and it's richly deserved,but I found her followup 25,good but not up to the this excellent standard,but you may beg to differ.

Jul 15, 2016

Very useful and accurate. Especially if you know someone (like you) who can sing like Adele♥

Dec 19, 2015

It is lost!!!

d2013 Nov 30, 2015

Fantastic... can't wait to hear her latest CD 25. She is just amazing!

Jun 14, 2015

Adele has a very nice and beautiful voice. Her songs are nothing too crazy or too sad. They are unique.

Corey G Brooks Apr 25, 2015

"Very heavy and boistrus ballots!"

Jan 26, 2015

Very good album Liked how she is kinda 70's jazz. The best songs on this album are Rolling in the Deep, Rumour Has It, and Some one Like you.

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spoonb3rri Aug 13, 2012

Sometimes it lasts in love, but sometimes it hurts instead

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 08, 2012

In five years' time I'd like to be a mum. I want to settle down and have a family, definitely sooner rather than later. I'd like to have finished my second album too, maybe even my third. I'd like a sound that sticks around that other people are inspired by and that people know is me.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 08, 2012

I've never been more normal than I am now.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 08, 2012

I'm like Johnny Cash. I only wear black.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 08, 2012

I love hearing my audience breathe.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 08, 2012

I like looking nice, but I always put comfort over fashion. I don't find thin girls attractive; be happy and healthy. I've never had a problem with the way I look. I'd rather have lunch with my friends than go to a gym.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 08, 2012

I like having my hair and face done, but I'm not going to lose weight because someone tells me to. I make music to be a musician not to be on the cover of Playboy.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 08, 2012

I get so nervous on stage I can't help but talk. I try. I try telling my brain: stop sending words to the mouth. But I get nervous and turn into my grandma. Behind the eyes it's pure fear. I find it difficult to believe I'm going to be able to deliver.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 08, 2012

I don't really need to stand out, there's room for everyone. Although I haven't built a niche yet, I'm just writing love songs.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 08, 2012

I don't make music for eyes. I make music for ears.

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spoonb3rri Aug 13, 2012

This album contains Adele's biggest hits and is what made her well known to American audiences

Roxannajayc Jul 24, 2012

This CD tells her story of love and betrayal by her boyfriend, what's his face.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 08, 2012

The sophomore album from British singer-songwriter Adele. "21" offered Adele the opportunity to work with such luminary producers and songwriters as Rick Rubin, Paul Epworth, Ryan Tedder, Dan Wilson and Fraser T. Smith, as well as continuing to work with Francis "Eg" White and Jim


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