Adele announces her fourth studio album ‘30’ will be released Friday, November 19th. The singer/songwriter unveiled what appears to be the cover art, along with a touching letter explaining where she is in her journey and what went into making an album in “the most turbulent period of my life.”
In the letter, Adele talks about what led up to the release of her fourth studio album, and the steps she took to get here.
“I was certainly nowhere near where I’d hoped to be when I first started it nearly 3 years ago,” she writes. “Quite the opposite actually. I rely on routine and consistency to feel safe. I always have. And yet there I was knowingly—willingly even, throwing myself into a maze of absolute mess and inner turmoil!”
She wrote she is “ready to finally put this album out,” and that it functioned for her as a close friend would care for her amid uncertainty and transitions. “I’ve painstakingly rebuilt my house and my heart...and this album narrates it,” she said.