Adele’s New Divorce Album Should Make Artists and Their Spouses Consider the Protections of a Confidentiality Agreement
When news of the divorce between Adele and Simon Konecki first broke, collective anticipation of the superstar singer’s forthcoming album grew to a frenzy. Adele shared that “30” would be inspired by her divorce, and fans eagerly awaited to hear her feelings about the split revealed in song. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 on November 19, 2021, and had the biggest week for any album released to date this year. But with the couple’s divorce finalized only recently in May of 2021, “30” stands out as more than a traditional smash release. It could also illustrate how creative freedom and confidentiality mingle when big-name artists tap actual life experiences like a divorce to inspire creative works, navigating what they can and can’t reveal.
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“Adele’s New Divorce Album Should Make Artists and Their Spouses Consider the Protections of a Confidentiality Agreement,” by Morgan Fraser Mouchette was published in Forbes on November 30, 2021.