It's time to emotionally prepare for the return of Adele.
After weeks of hinting to fans across the globe by way of cryptic projections of the number "30," Adele has confirmed that new music is just around the corner. The 15-time Grammy winner released her first single off her fourth studio album Thursday. With "Easy on Me," fans have waited with bated breath to hear the star's first song in years.
Below, we answer all your questions about the superstar's new musical era.
Adele shared a sneak peek of her new single on Instagram.
The singer gave fans a taste of what "Easy on Me" sounds like during a recent Instagram Live session.
"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," she sings in the clip.
What is the album about?
During an Instagram Live session with her fans, Adele was asked about the subject matter of her upcoming project. She promptly replied, "Divorce babe, divorce." The singer finalized her divorce from her ex-husband, Simon Konecki, back in January.
When is '30' releasing?
With a moving message about how meaningful the project has become to her, the singer confirmed on social media that her fourth studio album will release on Nov. 19.
Are there any collaborations on the album?
Maintaining consistency with her past projects, Adele's new album features no collaborators, the singer has confirmed.
A television special could follow the album's release.
According to Vulture, a coinciding television special may not be far behind the album's release. The outlet reported that the singer and her camp have "approached multiple networks and platforms about the idea of staging a TV special tied to the new release." If the TV special is a go, it's expected to premiere before the end of the year, just in time for the holidays.
The 'Easy on Me' music video officially premiered on YouTube.
The "Easy on Me" music video has officially premiered on YouTube.
Featuring vintage-inspired cinematography, the video shows Adele singing of forgiveness over her innocent past mistakes as she reflects back on a failed relationship. You can watch the video in full sequence down below.