Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Adele: TD Garden, Boston

Maura Johnston, The Boston Globe, 15 September 2016

THE CURRENT TREND of downcast pop – minor keys, lyrics drenched with bitterness, an overwhelming sense of despair – can be at least partially traced to the raging success of Adele, the British singer who's smashed sales records and attracted devotees with her melancholic, yet raging brand of blue-eyed soul.

Total word count of piece: 507


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.