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Adele Celebrates Ten Years Of Album, 21, With A Rare Post

Adele, 32, celebrated the 10th anniversary of her hit record 21 that was released in 2011 with a gushing post thanking fans for their support.

She took to her Instagram to express her gratitude to fans for letting her be a soundtrack to the last decade, as she can’t remember much about how she felt when her album was released.

Adele wrote: “Well I never! Happy 10 years old friend! It’s crazy how little I remember of what it was like and how I felt a decade ago.

“But Thank You from the bottom of my heart for letting us into your lives and letting me be a soundtrack to some of it x.”

Her album, 21, brought her to limelight and made her an household names with tracks like Turning Tables, Rumour Has It and Someone Like You.

Her record label, Universal Music Publishing Group, also wrote on the success of her second album, 21.

They wrote: “OnThisDay ten years ago, @adele graced the world with her iconic second studio album.

“The album is the best-selling album of the 21st century in the UK & was ranked the Greatest Billboard 200 Album of All Time.”

Reflecting on the success of 21 in 2015, Adele told Australia’s 60 Minutes: “There are elements of what happened to 21 that frightened me and got out of control. It grew limbs of its own and did marathon runs.

The award winning musician confessed that she’s afraid to produce another album because the success recorded by the album 21 left her with fear that she may not record such album that people will relate to.

she confessed: “How am I supposed to write and record an album that people relate to, I don’t know… That’s why I backed off.”

“I was frightened by it and distanced myself from it to write a real album,” – she added.

It was gathered that the album, 21, sold sold more than 30 million copies worldwide since its release in 2011, and is now ranked as the 29th best-selling album of all time.

The album produced three No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and got seven Grammy awards.

Adele released her third album in 2015, titled 25. Her first album was tiltle 19 released in 2008. Her last single hit was released in 2016- “Water Under The Bridge”, which didn’t make much success as her previous albums.

It’s been rumoured that she’s in the studio for waxing of her next album, sparking fan speculation that her next musical masterpiece is near by.

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