Adele: "Her Success is Depressingly Inevitable"
Andy Gill, The Independent, 5 February 2008
AS ADELE'S album sweeps to the top of the charts, it becomes increasingly clear that in the future, all our pop-cultural decisions will be made not by us, but for us. There has been a depressing inevitability about Adele's success ever since the MySpace-driven lather of publicity started frothing over into more mainstream media about a year ago — just as there was when the exact same process fuelled the rise of Kate Nash last year.
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