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Adele: Homecoming

Adele, Billy Simpson

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Adele: Homecoming is a 2017 biographical documentary of British musical sensation Adele.


Adele: Homecoming

Adele: Homecoming

by Adele


Adele Laurie Blue Adkins – known to the world as simply 'Adele' – seemed destined for greatness, with her confidence under the spotlight and her genuine presence in interviews. When Adele performs, there are no fireworks or acrobatics, just a woman and her band, preying on the emotions of her audience without the veil of a spectacle.

Adele: Homecoming is a 2017 biographical documentary of the musical icon from director Billy Simpson. Simpson has created and directed dozens of inspiring bio-docs on icons including David Bowie, Elton John, Princess Diana, and Muhammad Ali.

With a powerful voice and timeless lyrics that dwell on failed romance and heartbreak, Adele's rise and enduring stardom have shaped the modern music industry. Adele: Homecoming timelines her career from the beginning and demonstrates how she has become the voice of a generation.

Favorite quote

Adele's music is about nothing if not warmth.

- Sid Griffin, musician and author

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