The singer enlisted the help of the Mommy director for her long-awaited comeback
Adele is back, everyone. Did you know? After three years of radio silence and (presumed) contentment, the singer has finally returned with new single “Hello” – and she's cleverly enlisted the help of Xavier Dolan for the video.
The Canadian enfant terrible, who broke everyone's hearts earlier this year with Cannes favourite Mommy, filmed the six-minute sepia clip just outside of Montreal. And as can be predicted, it's a very raw and teary watch. It's an inspired choice from Adele, too – especially as she basically built a career on making people cry inappropriately on public transport.
“It was incredible working with him,” the singer told Zane Lowe this morning. “I learned a lot and it made me want to be an actress. He had me crying and acting... and I’m really, really proud of it. It’s not like a groundbreaking video in terms of effects and dance moves, but it’s my best video and I'm so proud of it.”
Watch all the sadness below:
Adele's 25 is released on November 20