Adele is back, baby!
The songstress dropped her highly-anticipated new single Easy on Me on Thursday, along with a very Adele-esque music video for the track!
In a reference to her Hello music video, the clip (below) starts off in black-and-white as the songstress leaves a house and embarks on a road trip. Unsurprisingly, the chorus is both highly emotional and superbly catchy, with the 33-year-old singing:
“Go easy on me, baby/I was still a child/I didn’t get the chance to/See the world around me/I had no time to choose what I chose to do/So go easy on me”
Towards the end of the video, the black-and-white cinematography blossoms into color, possibly nodding to the newer, brighter chapter in the songstress’ life — as Easy on Me addresses the Grammy winner’s divorce from Simon Konecki, which was finalized earlier this year after the couple split in 2019.
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The British star elaborated on this a bit in her recent interview for the November issue of British Vogue, telling the glossy:
“It’s not like anyone’s having a go at me, but it’s like, I left the marriage. Be kind to me as well.”
While there’s definitely a few breakup jams on the crooner’s upcoming album, 30 — which continues her streak of age-themed titles, after 2008’s 19, 2011’s 21, and 2015’s 25 — Adele said the album isn’t as heartbreaking as one might think.
The mother-of-one told British Vogue:
“I assumed it would be about my divorce but it’s kind of not… I have to really address myself now. Instead of being like, ‘You effing…’ I feel like this album is self-destruction, then self-reflection and then sort of self-redemption. But I feel ready. I really want people to hear my side of the story this time.”
We’re all ears, gurl!
Ch-ch-check out the video (below) to get your first listen of Easy on Me!
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