“There ain’t no gold in this river that I’ve been washing my hands in forever / I know there is hope in these waters but I can’t bring myself to swim when I am drowning in this silence / Baby, let me in”, the song goes.
Adele also gave fans an insight to a number of things, including that her favourite thing to do during lockdown was drink wine, that she prefers Eastenders to Coronation Street and that her favourite crisps are Prawn Cocktail or Ready Salted Walkers... who knew?
Adele being iconic on Instagram live https://t.co/DRH2MlG464
To share the high anticipated return, the popstar has released a 21-second teaser clip of the music video, which appears to be a piano-led track and uses her classic black and white filter.
While other details such as the album name remain unclear, many fans are speculating that it will be called 30 after dozens of billboard with this number on were spotted across the world at famous landmarks in the lead up to the announcement, such as France, Italy, Dubai, Germany, Ireland, the US, (and of course) the UK, with “#Adele30” trending on Twitter.