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The ShortListen: Adele (no. 184)

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Joe Ellison
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Who? Adele

What’s the story: Time was British pop stars couldn’t crack America as the Beatles did. Nowadays it’s like we’re doing it without even trying (sorry Robbie) as Sam Smith et al hoover up Grammy awards like Tony Montana would cocaine. Well good news on that front: Brit dominance doesn’t look likely to change anytime soon because our chief musical export Adele is back, premiering her first track in three years for forthcoming album, 25. A stirring, intimate and expertly composed tune reminding us of her vocal grace, it’s called Hello – apt.

In three words: Seriously classy comeback

For fans of: Do we really need to tell you

Listen to all of them as they become available, on this Spotify Playlist

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Joe is a writer and editor. Specialising in film, food, sport, current affairs, travel writing and adept at pilfering David Brent quotes, Joe describes himself as ‘basically a chilled out entertainer’. Follow Joe on Twitter: @Chevychased 

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