Whether you’ve heard her music or not, it’s safe to say there’s no escaping Adele-mania.
Fueled by her sophomore LP ‘21‘ and heightened by the momentum of its own sales, the project has turned the star into one of the highest selling acts in more time, literally selling more copies per week than many of her chart rivals could shift in a year.
However, with this success has come an undying criticism related to Adele’s look- more specifically, her race.
Like Amy Winehouse and Joss Stone before her, Adkins’ success-albeit warranted- has led many to ask the uncomfortable question:
But what if she was black, would she be as successful?
This week, that question was asked and answered by ‘The Magnetic Fields’ front man Stephen Merritt.
His interesting comments below…