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At lengthy final, Adele is lastly again.

On Thursday night, the Grammy-winning singer dropped “Easy on Me,” the lead single from her upcoming and extremely anticipated fourth studio album “30.” A music video, directed by Xavier Dolan (who was additionally behind the video for her hit 2015 single “Hello”), accompanied the discharge of her music.

The video begins off within the singer’s signature black-and-white silhouette — like her earlier music movies for “Hello” and “Someone Like You” — as she prepares to go away an empty home with a suitcase in a patent brown leather-based coat and sun shades. She hops in a automobile, pops in a cassette tape earlier than she appears within the rearview mirror to point out her trademark cat eyeliner and drives as the start of the music begins enjoying.

She passes by different younger {couples} completely satisfied and in love as she sings all through the piano development. In the latter half of the music, the video turns into colour to point out Adele sitting in a red-themed room with toppled furnishings scattered all through and sheets of music flying as she continues the remainder of the music. As the video concludes, it reveals a brief blooper of the singer bursting into laughter from the wind machine because the director says, “We’re keeping that,” to which Adele responded, “No, you’d never!”

The lyrics of “Easy on Me” seemingly inform the story of an try to repair a relationship and the way giving up doesn’t essentially equate to failure.

The album will likely be launched on Nov. 19. Though Adele, born Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, is now 33, she’s named every album after the age wherein she wrote them. Her final album, “25,” was launched in 2015, when she was 27.

The quantity 30 is important within the singer’s life as she separated and filed for divorce from her husband, Simon Konecki, when she was that age. They have been married for 5 years and share a son, Angelo. The album will likely be centered round Adele’s street to “self-redemption” and “divorce,” in keeping with the singer’s current interview with British Vogue and a current Instagram reside Q&A the singer did final week.

“I feel like this album is self-destruction, then self-reflection and then sort of self-redemption,” she advised the publication. “But I feel ready. I really want people to hear my side of the story this time.”

Adele first stepped onto the highlight in 2008, when she launched her first album, “19.” Songs like “Make You Feel My Love” (a rendition of Bob Dylan’s 1997 music), “Chasing Pavements” and “Hometown Glory” grew to become enormous hits for the then 19-year-old British singer. She reportedly wrote “Hometown Glory” when she was solely 16.

From there, Adele’s music profession skyrocketed. Later in 2008, she grew to become the primary recipient of the Critics’ Choice Award on the Brit Awards. During the 2009 Grammy Awards, Adele gained the award for finest new artist and finest feminine pop vocal efficiency for “Chasing Pavements,” which was additionally nominated for music of the 12 months and document of the 12 months.

By the time Adele’s second album, “21” was launched in 2011, she had already established herself as a family identify within the music business together with her distinct vocals, emotional music lyrics and signature beehive coiffure and cat eye make-up. Her hit singles from the undertaking embrace “Someone Like You,” “Rolling in the Deep” and “Set Fire to the Rain.”

In 2012, she was tapped to sing the theme music “Skyfall” for the 2012 James Bond film of the identical identify. She went on to win the Academy Award for finest authentic music for the tune.

Her final album, “25,” was launched in November 2015. Her lead single “Hello” dropped that October and was met with business and important success.

Throughout her profession to this point, Adele has been nominated for 18 Grammy Awards, successful 15 in complete. She swept all of the classes she was nominated in with “21” and “25,” taking dwelling the coveted music of the 12 months, document of the 12 months and album of the 12 months awards.

Many followers have been led to consider “25” was the final album Adele would produce since she advised “The Late Late Show” host James Corden throughout her episode of “Carpool Karaoke” in 2016 that she believes in “trilogies” and that “25” is the final undertaking.

With a brand new chapter in her life approaching, Adele has been extra lively on social media, not too long ago posting a carousel of photographs of herself on Instagram trying glamorous in a customized Schiaparelli costume and her new boyfriend, Rich Paul, a famed sports activities agent who manages huge identify stars similar to LeBron James.

She additionally not too long ago appeared on the covers of each American and British Vogue, marking the primary time the 2 magazines teamed on one cowl star.

Here, WWD appears again at Adele’s profession so far. Click by the above gallery to see extra.


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