ADELE has made millions from expressing her deepest feelings on hit singles like Someone Like You, Rolling In The Deep and Hello.
The superstar from Tottenham, North London, has been dating US sports agent Rich Paul since last year.
And for the first time talking about the relationship in November, she said: “He was great. He’s funny, he’s very smart. ”
Last week released the video for her single Oh my God – which saw her bite into a “forbidden” apple – prompted fans to once again look to her past relationships.
A teaser clip from the video released on January 8 shows Adele, 33, in a fiery red dress, holding an apple in front of her face.
And the full video, released on Wednesday, shows her singing in a shed littered with strewn apples – and with a python curled up in a chair.
Adele is first seen in silhouette before the halo, before the lights turn on to reveal her in a priestess gown.
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As she sings, several versions of herself move across the screen while a group of dancers perform around her.
In one scene, several dancers begin to undress each other before falling onto the mattress.
The lyrics include: “I know it’s wrong but I want to be entertained. Maybe, honey, I’m just losing my mind.
“‘Because this is a hassle, but it feels right. The tension on the edge of heaven and hell is a battle I can’t fight.”
“She and Ludwig shared intense late-night conversations”.
Introducing the video to her fans this week, Adele describes it as her “I’m a hot mess” song.
And the obvious subject of temptation written through the film has sparked waves of speculation about the identity of the man who inspired the track.
But sources last night claimed to have the answer to the riddle – name it By Adele collaborator on album 30, Swedish music producer Ludwig Goransson.
The 37-year-old Grammy and Oscar-winning composer – who is named after the great German Ludwig Van Beethoven – worked with Adele on the songs Strangers By Nature and Wild Wild West.
A source tells how the pair became friends when they worked together in their 30s and that Adele confided in Ludwig about her concerns.
The source said: “Adele started working with Ludwig around the time she was going through her marriage to Simon.
“She used to say in the past that when she was going through something difficult, the studio was her safe place, and this was no exception.
“She and Ludwig developed a close friendship and they shared some very intense late-night conversations about their lives and relationships.
“He was then engaged to his current wife Serena, so there is no suggestion that anything romantic happened between them. “He supports her as a friend.
But Adele seemed to be very attracted to him for a short time and that was noticed by those around him.
“She was like a moth to the fire. So when this song was released there was speculation that at least Ludwig inspired her.”
Ludwig – who resembles Adele’s ex Simon – made a name for himself when he wrote music for the American sitcoms Community and New Girl.
I know it’s wrong but I want to have fun. Maybe, honey, I’m just losing my mind. ‘Because this is troubling but it feels right.
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He then began a musical collaboration with Donald Glover, from the American Community of Sitcoms, in the guise of the actor as rapper Childish Gambino – whom Adele has said has bonded with “years of deception “.
Ludwig’s soundtrack to the 2015 Rocky spin-off Creed earned him several award nominations, then in 2018 he won an Oscar and a Grammy for his score for the film. Marvel Black Panther, and two more Grammys for the hit Gambino song This Is America.
In the same year, he married his fiancée, American violinist Serena McKinney.
They live in a £4.8 million mansion in the Los Angeles suburb of Los Feliz.
Adele Last year, Ludwig praised Ludwig in an article in the online magazine The Face about the team behind album 30.
“We really started, and the chords and cadence he had in his bank – I had never heard of anything like it,” she said. “He is the most amazing guy. There’s something about the other Scandinavian. I don’t know where they got the ideas from but they are incredible.
In another interview, with Rolling Stone, she told how each recording session for the album began with a “six hour therapy session”, and said that while doing Strangers with Ludwig, she is a “hot mess”.
She also revealed how she was first drawn to the composer when their paths crossed in Los Angeles – where she admits to having sought out Europeans.
Adele recalls: “I met him at a party and I said, ‘He’s definitely European, that guy’.”
In April 2019, it was revealed that Adele had split from Simon – the father of their 9-year-old son Angelo – after they kept the split a secret for several months.
And in September 2019, The Sun revealed that she was dating British rapper and fellow Tottenham star Skepta.
The couple, who are said to have been in constant contact since she split from Simon, have seen each other several times, including on a trip to the fascinating attraction The Crystal Maze Experience in London’s West End to celebrate her birthday. The dusty star’s 37th birthday in September 2019.
Adele began working with Ludwig around the time her marriage to Simon was coming to an end. They developed a close friendship and shared intense late-night conversations about their relationship.
Skepta – whose real name is Joseph Junior Adenuga – is understood to be the secret lover that Adele revealed last year that she considered part of the cause of her marriage breakdown, even though they dated after their split. hand.
Speaking in November, Adele said: “I can’t pretend I’m not in my own storm.
“I was not able to give myself the right way. I can’t be consistent, and neither can he.
“I associate him with the breakdown of my marriage. So, therefore, he is part of the storm.”
In October 2020, Adele appeared to confirm the end of her romance with Skepta on the American television show Saturday Night Live, in which she said she would return to life as a “lady.” single cat”.
Adele – with an estimated fortune of £130m last year – has been linked with Rich since they were discovered in July at a basketball game in Arizona.
And in a comeback interview with Vogue in November, she revealed that she’s been with other men since the breakup.
She said: “I dated Rich before, but they hated it. They’ll be nervous to go out or see me, which means I’ve taken all precautions. It never evolved because we never experienced everything together.
“Meanwhile, Rich wasn’t flustered by that.
“It just seems consistent and thoughtful enough that I don’t care who knows.”
Hints in her album
ADELE has gone to great lengths to protect the identities of men who have hurt her in the past – while offering subtle clues as to who they are.
Her debut album 19 was primarily inspired by a boyfriend who cheated on the star before she found fame – and who she later dumped.
She said in 2008: “When I broke up with my boyfriend, I texted. “Honey, I can’t do that anymore.” “
She then talked about how her ex pursued her after the success of the album – demanding royalties.
“He really thought he had some input into the creative process by being a creator,” she said.
Her next album, 21, was – she revealed – created three months after a painful breakup.
The most popular theory is that the subject was Alex Sturrock, her photographer on her An Evening With Adele tour.
Her third album, 25, written while she was with husband Simon, is said to have been inspired by her journey back into herself after becoming a mother.
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