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Adele's fourth studio album 30 finds the singer reflecting on her divorce. Columbia Records hide caption

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"We don't create albums with so much care and thought into our track listing for no reason," Adele tweeted on Saturday. CBS Photo Archive/CBS via Getty Images hide caption

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NPR Music critic Ann Powers writes that Adele's new album, 30, "engages with the world — through lyrics that trade adolescent romanticism for genuine self-examination." Her new album, 30, is out now. Simon Emmett/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Adele talks coming back to Earth at '30'

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Adele's long-awaited 30 tops NPR Music's picks for the best albums out on Nov. 19. Simon Emmett/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The top 7 albums out on Nov. 19

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Adele sings in front of Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles during a televised concert to promote her fourth album, 30, which chronicles the aftermath of her divorce in ways that take subtle chances with the star's signature cathartic style. Cliff Lipson/Getty Images hide caption

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Beyoncé performs onstage during Coachella on April 14, 2018. Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Coachella hide caption

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