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Adele: TD Garden, Boston

Maura Johnston, Boston Globe, The, 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.

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