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Adele reveals her record label made her delete FIFTEEN MINUTE version of I Drink Wine


Adele revealed that one of her last tracks, I Drink Wine, originally lasted a whopping quarter of an hour before being reduced to just over six minutes.

Admitting that her record company caused her to abandon the original masterpiece because “no one would listen to it”, the singer, 33, made the song the second single from her new album, 33.

Released on Friday, the power ballad was written for a friend at a time when the Hello singer “took things very personally” in their friendship.

Wow! Adele revealed that one of her last tracks, I Drink Wine, was originally fifteen minutes long before it was changed to just over six minutes (pictured in 2020)

She hilariously said to Rolling Stone: ‘[The label] was like, “Look, everyone loves you, but nobody plays a 15 minute song on the radio.” ‘

Adding that a friend named Jed encouraged her to produce vocal recordings of her moments of doubt, she then layered the monologues with a soft piano.

She said in the last minute of the song, “The only regret I have is that it was just another time. The busiest time of my life.

‘Why would I put this on you? It’s just a very heavy thing to talk about.

“But because of that time, even though it was so much fun, I couldn’t go on and make new memories with him. There were only memories in the great storm.

Talented: Admit that her record company made her abandon the original masterpiece because

Talented: Admitting that her record company made her abandon the original masterpiece because “no one would listen to it”, the singer, 33, made the song the second single from her new album, 33

In her cover story for the publication, the songwriter compared the song to the songwriting partnership of Elton John and Bernie Taupin.

Adele took to Twitter on Friday to thank her fans for their support following the release of her new album.

The Someone Like You singer shared a snap showing herself in the recording studio with a trusted glass of wine nearby, looking over her shoulder and added a caption that read, “It was a trick, so I I raised my arms and screamed! I love you all. ‘

Candide: Released on Friday, the mighty ballad was written for a friend at a time when the singer Hello

Candide: Released on Friday, the powerful ballad was written for a friend at a time when the singer Hello “took things very personally” in their friendship (pictured in 2021)

It’s been six years since her last album was released and the time spent out of the spotlight has certainly paid off for Adele as her new album received rave reviews from critics.

Adele looked delighted with the snap as she raised her arms above her head while wearing a tight black ensemble.

With I Drink Wine appearing as the third track on the album, it was only fitting that at the time of the celebration she was standing with a glass of wine in the air.

On Friday, the singer’s fourth album, inspired by her divorce from ex-husband Simon Konecki, was well received, despite the fact that the subject of her divorce proved “consuming”.

Yay!  Adele took to Twitter on Friday to thank her fans for their support following the release of her new album

Yay! Adele took to Twitter on Friday to thank her fans for their support following the release of her new album

On Metacritic, the record received a score of 89 out of 100, indicating “universal acclaim” from critics as fans took to social media en masse to praise the release and share mournful memes to respond to the comments. powerful words from the stars.

The Rolling Stones’ Rob Sheffield proclaimed 30 to be Adele’s best album to date and said she “never looked more fierce”.

He wrote: “You wouldn’t think it was possible, but his voice just got more expressive.

Split: The singer's fourth album, inspired by her divorce from ex-husband Simon Konecki has been released with a positive reception (photo from 2013)

Split: The singer’s fourth album, inspired by her divorce from ex-husband Simon Konecki has been released with a positive reception (photo from 2013)

“Adele’s voice is a tank division that can tap dance – the more mature she becomes as an artist, the more finesse and tact she brings to the microphone, without sacrificing the primordial firepower that brought it about. made famous in the first place.

“It’s all there in the single Easy On Me where it stops in the middle of the song to linger on the first note of ‘easy’ for so long you feel like you might pass out, although you can tell that she doesn’t sweat. ”

The Independent awarded the album four stars and called the songs “beautifully crafted ballads” and said it was Adele’s powerful voice that sold them.

Reviewer Annabel Nugent wrote: “It’s epic without resorting to gaudy, melismatic assignments. It yawns in unexpected shapes and makes intonation fun.

“But there are a lot of great singers who don’t attract the same mass worship. There’s something else about Adele that makes her so endearing, something the supernatural vocal cords alone can’t explain.

# Adele30 became a trending topic on Twitter immediately after the album’s release, with fans around the world praising the record.

Seal of Approval: On Metacritic, the record received a rating of 89 out of 100, indicating

Seal of Approval: On Metacritic, the record received a rating of 89 out of 100, indicating “universal acclaim” from critics (photo from 2020)