Tell us what you think about Adele’s new album 30

by 24britishtvNov. 19, 2021, 7 p.m. 16
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Six years on from 2015’s 25, and the month after her comeback single Easy on Me went to No 1 in 25 countries, Adele has finally returned with her new album 30.

Written amid her divorce from the father of her child, it returns to the wellspring of Adele’s songwriting: heartbreak, and the pain of moving on from it. It’s a process, as song titles like I Drink Wine and Cry Your Heart Out make very plain; in another new song, Love Is a Game, she sings: “My heart speaks in puzzling quotes I’ve been trying my whole life to solve / God only knows how I’ve cried.”

So where does this rank in her tear-sodden canon? What wisdom has she learned from a rough few years, and has it found an effective voice in these songs? What are the contributions of new songwriting partner Inflo like – the brains behind Sault and a foil for Michael Kiwanuka and others? And has she rediscovered magic with old Grammy-winning partner Greg Kurstin?

We want to hear your impressions of 30 after you’ve had time to listen to and digest it – please share them in the comments or via the form, perhaps while drinking a goblet of rosé. We will publish a selection of your thoughts next week.

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