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Hello by Adele
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Hello by Adele

Adele
Album:
25

Song meaning of Hello by Adele, and what it is about


Hello is a haunting and triumphant from Adele. It is a testament to the power of honest and emotive music that captures hearts worldwide. The track was written after the end of a difficult breakup and it explores her desire to be loved by someone who has rejected her. The song has been a huge success for Adele and it has helped to establish her as one of the most talented and captivating songwriters of her generation.


The song is a beautiful depiction of the struggles of love and the longing for acceptance. It is also a celebration of the healing powers of music and the ability to transcend physical distances. The lyrics of Hello have been interpreted as being about an ex-boyfriend, but Adele has clarified that this is not the case.


Speaking on the song's lyrical content, Adele told the Radio 1 breakfast show "I felt all of us were moving on, and it's not about an ex-relationship, a love relationship, it's about my relationship with everyone that I love. It's not that we have fallen out, we've all got our lives going on and I needed to write that song so they would all hear it, because I'm not in touch with them."


According to Adele, the line "Hello from the other side" signifies "the other side of becoming an adult, making it out alive from your late teens, early twenties."


Song lyrics for Hello by Adele


Hello, it's me

I was wondering if after all these years you'd like to meet

To go over everything

They say that time's supposed to heal ya, but I ain't done much healing


Hello, can you hear me?

I'm in California dreaming about who we used to be

When we were younger and free

I've forgotten how it felt before the world fell at our feet

There's such a difference between us

And a million miles


Hello from the other side

I must've called a thousand times

To tell you I'm sorry for everything that I've done

But when I call, you never seem to be home


Hello from the outside

At least I can say that I've tried

To tell you I'm sorry for breaking your heart

But it don't matter, it clearly doesn't tear you apart anymore


Hello, how are you?

It's so typical of me to talk about myself, I'm sorry

I hope that you're well

Did you ever make it out of that town where nothing ever happened?

It's no secret that the both of us

Are running out of time


So hello from the other side (other side)

I must've called a thousand times (thousand times)

To tell you I'm sorry for everything that I've done

But when I call, you never seem to be home


Hello from the outside (outside)

At least I can say that I've tried (I've tried)

To tell you I'm sorry for breaking your heart

But it don't matter, it clearly doesn't tear you apart anymore

Ooh (lows, lows, lows, lows), anymore

(Highs, highs, highs, highs)

Ooh (lows, lows, lows, lows), anymore

(Highs, highs, highs, highs)

Ooh (lows, lows, lows, lows), anymore

(Highs, highs, highs, highs)

Anymore (lows, lows, lows, lows)


Hello from the other side (other side)

I must've called a thousand times (thousand times)

To tell you I'm sorry for everything that I've done

But when I call, you never seem to be home


Hello from the outside (outside)

At least I can say that I've tried (I've tried)

To tell you I'm sorry for breaking your heart

But it don't matter, it clearly doesn't tear you apart anymore

Release Date

2015

Songwriter/s

Adele Adkins, Greg Kurstin

Producer/s

Greg Kurstin

Label/s

XL, Columbia

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