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Adele Confirms ’25’ Is Going to Be Called ’25’

"Sorry it took so long, but you know, life happened"

Update 3: Adele has confirmed the track list for 25. It’s below. The single is out tomorrow, per a press release:

“Hello,” the debut single from “25,” will be available to buy and stream on Friday October 23rd. The cinematic video for “Hello” will also be revealed on Friday October 23rd. It was shot in the countryside surrounding Montreal and is directed by the celebrated young Canadian director Xavier Dolan (Mommy, Tom at the Farm).

Adele, 25 track list:

1. “Hello”
2. “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)”
3. “I Miss You”
4. “When We Were Young”
5. “Remedy”
6. “Water Under The Bridge”
7. “River Lea”
8. “Love In The Dark”
9. “Million Years Ago”
10. “All I Ask”
11. “Sweetest Devotion”

Update 2: Adele has confirmed that 25 is due on November 20. She’s also released the album’s artwork (below).

adele-25-new-album-cover

Update: BBC Radio 1 revealed on air that it will be premiering the first single from Adele’s new album next Friday, October 30. No word on whether it’s the still-unnamed track previewed in the TV teaser, or something else entirely. 

A few days after dropping a mysterious commercial teasing new music, Adele has confirmed that her next album, the follow-up to her smash hits 19 and 21, will be titled 25 as has been widely assumed. The confirmation came as part of a lengthy message she posted to Twitter explaining what to expect from the highly anticipated LP, and where she’s coming from as a person and young artist.

“My last record was a break-up record and if i had to label this one I could call it a make-up record,” she wrote. “I’m making up with myself. Making up for lost time. Making up for everything I ever did and never did.”

She finished by apologizing (in her own cheeky way) for the delay — 25 still bears no official release date as of yet — between records. “I’m sorry it took so long, but you know, life happened.” Read the full message below.

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