Adele is stronger than ever as she releases ‘30,’ says music critic

Adele’s interview with Oprah was part of a two-hour concert special filmed at LA’s Griffith Observatory. The performance aired on CBS on November 14, 2021. Credit: ADELE CBS Live/YouTube.

Six years after Adele’s last album, the British superstar is releasing “30” this Friday, a record aptly named for her age when she started songwriting. “Adele is now exceptional. … She's a brand. People know what they're getting when they get an Adele album, and they are more than happy to consume her,” says Chris Molanphy, music critic for Slate.

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