Pop/Rock, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock

Album Review

Recorded during the summer of 2011, this EP collects six songs from Adele’s appearance at the iTunes Festival. Adele had lost her voice earlier that summer, requiring a monthlong break from singing as she recovered from a bad case of laryngitis. She isn’t back to 100 percent here -- the crowd has to help her sing the high notes in “Rolling in the Deep,” and she seems to run out of breath during other songs -- but a partially rehabilitated Adele is still more powerful than most vocalists operating at full capacity. These six tracks include blustery anthems and piano-based ballads, running the gamut from “Rumor Has It” to “Turning Tables.” Also featured is a cover of Bonnie Raitt’s “I Can’t Make You Love Me,” made all the more tender by the rarely heard frailties in Adele’s voice.
Andrew Leahey, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. One and Only [Live]
  2. Don't You Remember [Live]
  3. Rumour Has It [Live]
  4. Take It All [Live]
  5. I Can't Make You Love Me [Live]
  6. Rolling in the Deep [Live]