The toughest a part of being an Adele fan is how lengthy she makes you wait for brand new music.
However, lastly, the pop celebrity is making it simple on us.
Six excruciatingly lengthy years after we final had new tunes from the 15-time Grammy winner, Adele is having mercy on her legions of followers by releasing her new single “Easy on Me.”
Actually, as a welcome shock, the tune dropped on Thursday evening, a number of hours forward of its initially scheduled launch at midnight on Friday.
The piano ballad — did you actually count on her to return again with a headbanging rocker? — and its accompanying black-and-white music video finds Adele, 33, asking for a little post-divorce compassion.
In an interview for the November challenge of British Vogue that was launched final week, Adele mentioned, “It’s not like anybody’s having a go at me, but it surely’s like, I left the wedding. Be sort to me as effectively.”
“Straightforward on Me” addresses Adele’s divorce from Simon Konecki, the daddy of her 8-year-old son Angelo, which was finalized earlier this year after the couple cut up in 2019. And there may be certainly extra the place that got here from on “30,” Adele’s upcoming album — which, after 2008’s “19,” 2011’s “21” and 2015’s “25,” continues her streak of age-themed titles.
The singer announced earlier this week that her much-anticipated fourth studio album — for which “Straightforward on Me” was the primary tune she wrote — can be launched on Nov. 19.
However her new music isn’t as a lot concerning the breakup as you would possibly count on: “I assumed it will be about my divorce but it surely’s sort of not,” she told British Vogue.
Certainly, these anticipating a good quantity of ex-bashing from Adele could also be stunned.
“I’ve to actually handle myself now. As an alternative of being like, ‘You effing…’ ” Adele advised the publication. “I really feel like this album is self-destruction, then self-reflection after which type of self-redemption.
“However I really feel prepared. I really need individuals to listen to my facet of the story this time,” she added.