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Adele ‘Just Chilling’ After Throat Surgery


Adele is on the mend after undergoing throat surgery to treat the vocal cord problem that forced her to nix all of her remaining 2011 live appearances. “I’m doing really well, on the mend, super happy, relaxed and very positive with it all,” the “Someone Like You” and “Rolling in the Deep” singer-songwriter said in a new blog post. “The operation was a success and I’m just chilling out now until I get the all clear from my doctors.”

The 23-year-old U.K. soul-pop sensation recently underwent laser surgery to remove a benign polyp from her vocal cord. She has said the damage to her voice came from talking offstage, not from singing. Her quiet recovery should be good news for the millions of fans who made 21, Adele’s sophomore album, the best-seller of the year. “I best get back to practicing my mime show now,” she says near the end of her latest blog post.

Adele offers no details on when she might go back out on tour, but some “live” Adele will no doubt end up under a whole lot of Christmas trees this holiday season. Her CD/DVD Live at the Royal Albert Hall comes out on November 29; watch a trailer here.