The track sees Adele asking a partner to go “Easy on Me” after a relationship breakdown. Adele describes how she and her companion have been “stuck” and tried “hard” to make it work however sooner or later needed to “give up”.
Adele sings: “When we are both so deeply stuck in our ways / You can’t deny how hard I’ve tried / I’ve changed who I was to put you both first / But now I givе up.”
Fans on-line suppose the track’s lyrics may very well be a reference to her marriage to Simon Konecki, who the musician divorced in 2019 after two years collectively.
The video for the track sees Adele shifting out of the house from her 2018 video for “Hello” which many on-line have additionally interpreted as a reference to her leaving her marriage.
Elsewhere in the track, Adele sings: “I was still a child / Didn’t get the chance to / Feel the world around me / I had no time to choose what I chose to do” which followers suppose may very well be a reference to Adele considering she married at too younger an age.
Online, one Twitter consumer stated: “Adele is such a genius. She entered the same home in “Hello” and in “Easy On Me” she leaves the identical house principally symbolising her divorce and leaving the relationship.”
Another added: “#EasyOnMe captures the deep and honest insight of someone looking back on their relationship.”
You can see some extra of the response beneath.
Speaking about her journey to the new album on Instagram earlier this week, Adele stated: “I was certainly nowhere near where I’d hope to be when I first started it nearly three years ago. Quite the opposite actually.”
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“I’ve learned a lot of blistering home truths about myself along the way. I’ve shed many layers but also wrapped myself in new ones. And so, I’m finally ready to put this album out.” The singer goes on to explain 30 as her “ride or die” through the “most turbulent” time of her life. She additionally calls it her “friend who came over with a bottle of wine and a takeaway” to cheer her up.
Also in the assertion, Adele says the album “checked in [on her]” as a result of she’d “become so consumed” by “grief”.
She concluded by saying that “home is where the heart is”.
Adele expanded additional to Vogue lately, saying: “It’s sensitive for me, this record, just in how much I love it. I always say that 21 doesn’t belong to me anymore. Everyone else took it in their hearts so much. I’m not letting go of this one. This is my album. I want to share myself with everyone, but I don’t think I’ll ever let this one go.”