Editors' Notes Adele Adkins was showered with critical huzzahs and walked away with an armful of awards after her hit debut album 19 appeared in the summer of 2008. Adele displays a formidable talent as a vocalist, underplaying her lines with insinuating feints and seductive shadings. There are elements of acoustic folk and coffeehouse jazz as well as R&B in these tracks, heard in airy, playful numbes like “Daydreamer” and “Crazy for You.” Adele’s delicately girlish vocal on “First Love” contrasts with her whiskey-dipped tones on “Right as Rain.” But what grabs the listener most are her soul queen moves, tossed off with a sultry flair that can be mesmerizing. The string-drenched “Cold Shoulder” and the brooding “Melt My Heart to Stone” show off her extraordinary subtlety and control. As for the ballads, they are all but impeccable — “Hometown Glory” and a cover of Bob Dylan’s “Make You Feel My Love” ache with inner fire. A-list producers Mark Ronson and Eg White help make 19 a sonically rich and variegate experience. But in the end, it’s Adele’s show, and she holds the spotlight with undeniable authority.

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Daydreamer
1
3:40
 
Best for Last
2
4:18
 
Chasing Pavements
3
3:30
 
Cold Shoulder
4
3:11
 
Crazy for You
5
3:28
 
Melt My Heart to Stone
6
3:23
 
First Love
7
3:10
 
Right As Rain
8
3:17
 
Make You Feel My Love
9
3:32
 
My Same
10
3:15
 
Tired
11
4:18
 
Hometown Glory
12
4:31
 
Chasing Pavements (Live At Hotel Cafe)
1
3:52
 
Melt My Heart to Stone (Live At Hotel Cafe)
2
3:21
 
That’s It, I Quit, I’m Movin’ On (Live At Hotel Cafe)
3
2:07
 
Crazy for You (Live At Hotel Cafe)
4
3:43
 
Right As Rain (Live At Hotel Cafe)
5
3:32
 
My Same (Live At Hotel Cafe)
6
3:05
 
Make You Feel My Love (Live At Hotel Cafe)
7
3:52
 
Daydreamer (Live At Hotel Cafe)
8
3:41
 
Hometown Glory (Live At Hotel Cafe)
9
3:48
 
Many Shades of Black
10
4:28
 

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