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Old 02-02-2011, 02:31 PM
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Adele #1: Don't forget me, I beg, I remember you said "Sometimes it lasts in love, but sometimes it hurts instead"

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Appreciation thread for British singer Adele


Adele Laurie Blue Adkins (born 5 May 1988), better known simply as Adele, is an English singer-songwriter and musician. Adele was offered a recording contract from XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace in 2006. The next year she received the Brit Awards "Critics' Choice" award and won the BBC Sound of 2008. Her debut album, 19, was released in 2008 to much commercial and critical success. It certified four times platinum in the UK, and double platinum in the US. Her career in the US was boosted by a Saturday Night Live appearance in late 2008. At the 2009 Grammy Awards, Adele received the awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.

Adele released her second album, 21, in early 2011. The album was well received critically and surpassed the success of her debut, earning the singer six Grammy Awards in 2012 including Album of the Year, equalling the record for most Grammy Awards won by a female artist in one night. The album has also helped her receive numerous other awards, including two Brit Awards and three American Music Awards. The album has been certified 16 times platinum in the UK; in the US the album has held the top position longer than any other album since 1985. The album has sold 25 million copies worldwide.

The success of 21 earned Adele numerous mentions in the Guinness World Records. She is the first artist to sell more than 3 million copies of an album in a year in the UK. With her two albums and the first two singles from 21, "Rolling in the Deep" and "Someone Like You", Adele became the first living artist to achieve the feat of having two top-five hits in both the UK Official Singles Chart and the Official Albums Chart simultaneously since The Beatles in 1964. With her third release from the album, "Set Fire to the Rain", becoming her third number one single in the US, Adele became the first artist in history to lead the Billboard 200 concurrently with three Billboard Hot 100 number-ones.

Adele is the first female in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 to have three singles in the top 10 at the same time as a lead artist, and the first female artist to have two albums in the top five of the Billboard 200 and two singles in the top five of the Billboard Hot 100 simultaneously. 21 is the longest running number one album by a female solo artist on the UK and US Albums Chart. In 2011, Billboard named Adele artist of the year. In 2012, Adele was listed at number five on VH1′s 100 Greatest Women In Music, and the American magazine Time named Adele one of the most influential people in the world.



Albums

19
1. "Daydreamer" 3:41
2. "Best for Last" 4:19
3. "Chasing Pavements" 3:31
4. "Cold Shoulder" 3:12
5. "Crazy for You" 3:28
6. "Melt My Heart to Stone" 3:24
7. "First Love" 3:10
8. "Right as Rain" 3:17
9. "Make You Feel My Love" (Bob Dylan) 3:32
10. "My Same" 3:16
11. "Tired" 4:19
12. "Hometown Glory" 4:31

21
1. "Rolling in the Deep" 3:48
2. "Rumour Has It" 3:43
3. "Turning Tables" 4:10
4. "Don't You Remember" 4:03
5. "Set Fire to the Rain" 4:02
6. "He Won't Go" 4:38
7. "Take It All" 3:48
8. "I'll Be Waiting" 4:01
9. "One and Only" 5:48
10. "Lovesong" (The Cure) 5:16
11."Someone Like You" 4:45



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Old 02-02-2011, 05:08 PM
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add me please she has an amazing voice!!!
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Old 02-03-2011, 06:26 AM
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Yay I'm glad you're here Petra. I'll add you!
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Old 02-03-2011, 08:47 AM
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I effin adore this woman
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Old 02-03-2011, 08:49 AM
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She's so lovable.
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Old 02-03-2011, 08:51 AM
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I cannot stop listening to Rolling In The Deep it's my fave song right now!
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Old 02-03-2011, 09:17 AM
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Mine is Someone Like You at the moment. But I also love Rolling in the Deep, of course
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Old 02-23-2011, 10:38 PM
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AMAZING .. that's the only word I can use to describe this woman!!! 21 has been on constant repeat since I have gotten it. Her voice is just so amazing ... everything she sings, the songs and lyrics, you feel it, all of it. I absolutely adored 19, believing that it was a flawless album ... and she goes ahead and releases 21 ... even more amazing than 19! Love love love love Adele ...

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Old 02-24-2011, 02:33 PM
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I cannot stop listening to Rolling In The Deep
I've been singing this song all day today. I saw the music video on TV this morning and now I can't get it out of my head. It's really a great song.
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Old 02-25-2011, 07:34 PM
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Old 02-26-2011, 01:50 AM
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I'm hearing the entire album rocks. I've only heard Someone Like You and I loved it! Any other song I should listen to next?
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Old 02-26-2011, 09:56 AM
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She was on VHI's top 20 this morning with the #1 video. She's such a sweetheart. I just adore her accent.
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Her accent is awesome
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Old 02-27-2011, 09:53 PM
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They're airing her Unplugged show here on tv next weekend, I'm excited to watch it.
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Old 02-28-2011, 03:39 PM
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Can I be added? She has one powerful voice.
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