"It's sensitive for me, this record, just in how much I love it," Adele mentioned. "I always say that 21 doesn't belong to me anymore. Everyone else took it into their hearts so much. I'm not letting go of this one. This is my album. I want to share myself with everyone, but I don't think I'll ever let this one go."
She talked about going via a divorce, saying self-care and the work she put into making her new music have helped her take care of anxiousness lately.
"It was a lot of sound baths. It was a lot of meditation. It was a lot of therapy. And a lot of time spent on my own," Adele mentioned of her efforts, including time on the fitness center was additionally key. "It became my time. I realized that when I was working out, I didn't have any anxiety. It was never about losing weight. I thought, If I can make my body physically strong, and I can feel that and see that, then maybe one day I can make my emotions and my mind physically strong."
Adele filed for divorce from Simon Konecki in 2019. She and Konecki, who lives throughout the road from her in Los Angeles, share nine-year-old son Angelo.
Of the brand new album, she mentioned she's not fairly certain she'd name it a divorce album.
"He's not one of my exes. He's the dad of my child," she mentioned of Konecki.
"I was just going through the motions and I wasn't happy," Adele defined of their marriage. "Neither of us did anything wrong. Neither of us hurt each other or anything like that. It was just: I want my son to see me really love, and be loved. It's really important to me."
She added, "I've been on my journey to find my true happiness ever since."
Adele touched on a number of the pleasure she has discovered along with her new boyfriend, sports activities agent Rich Paul. The two have been mates for a while earlier than they began relationship, she mentioned.
"He was always there, I just didn't see him," she advised Vogue over rounds of Aperol spritzes, revealing that the 2 met at a celebration a few years in the past. "I was a bit drunk. I said: Do you want to sign me? I'm an athlete now. He's just so f---ing funny." And additionally: "He was dancing. All the other guys were just sitting around. He was just dancing away."