Adele’s Highly Anticipated Album 25 Leaks Online Days Before Release

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“Hello,” good news! Adele’s highly anticipated third studio album, 25, leaked online in full on Wednesday, Nov. 18, two days before its official release scheduled for Friday, Nov. 20.

Some fans of the 27-year-old pop star were excited to get an early listen.

“Snippets for Adele’s 25 are out and the album is expected to leak today,” one fan tweeted on Tuesday. “Talk to y’all around Thanksgiving. Time to get all up in my feels.”

Still, some diehards weren’t pleased, wanting fans to support the Grammy-winning singer by waiting to purchase the album legally on its proper release date.

“Oh I’ve heard Adele’s album I might as well just leak it three days before it’s even released!” one fan bemused on Twitter. “No! Just no! Respect please.”

Adele released “Hello,” the first single off the album and her first new music in three years, late last month. The single — which became the fastest selling single in 18 years, as well as the fastest single in the United States to reach 1 million downloads — received critical acclaim, and has been covered by pop stars such as Demi Lovato and Conor Maynard.

25 officially hits stores on Friday, Nov. 20.

Tell Us: Are you already listening to 25, or waiting until Friday to purchase it? 

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