Adele wanted a 15 minute song on her album, record label said no way

Adele wanted a 15 minute song on her album, record label said no way

  • Adele had wanted her song, I Drink Wine, to be 15-minutes long but her record label said that she had to cut it down
  • They said that the song, which is amazing, would never get airtime on the radio due to its length
  • The song has been well received with some people saying that it is one of the best of he career

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Adele's new album 30 has become an instant hit but she had been forced to make some big changes.

She had originally intended one of her tracks, I Drink Wine to be 15-minutes long but the record label told her that no one would play that on the radio.

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Adele had to cut 'I Drink Wine' down from 15 minutes to just six minutes. Photo credit: @adele
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Adele told Rolling Stone Magazine that she had written the song for herself and her friend. She had gone through a period where she had taken things very personally and the song explains how she needed to change to be a better friend.

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The song, even in its reduced format, is regarded as one of he best songs of her amazing career.

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Social media users have reacted to massive track


"Adele reveals to Rolling Stone that “I Drink Wine” from her new album ‘30’ was originally 15 minutes long."
“Unfortunately, she was told to cut it down to around six. “[The label] was like, ‘Listen, everyone loves you, but no one’s playing a 15-minute song on radio.'


"The entire album is a masterpiece but the three-song stretch of Oh My God, Can I Get It, and I Drink Wine??? god tier #Adele"


"Adele singing “I Drink Wine”, the official second single from the album, “30” which will be out on Friday, November 19. #AdeleOneNightOnly."


"I Drink Wine has me drunk, married and divorced all in one album release #Adele."

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“I have a movie playing in my head”: Adele’s ‘30’ finally drops, fans in awe

Earlier, Briefly News reported that Adele has finally hit the world with her highly anticipated album 30 and people are feeling ALL the feels!

It's been a long time coming with many fans hoping it will be worth the wait. The album just dropped and the Hello hitmaker fans were ready and waiting with their tissues.

30 is the first album she has released since the downfall of her marriage and this was clearly her way of letting go, reported Billboard. Adele speaks of her sadness, strength and journey in the album, something fans were preparing for like a long-awaited love story.

Source: Briefly News

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