Adele Performs New Songs Off ’25’ Album and Old Favorites at Radio City Music Hall in New York [VIDEO]
Four years have passed -- that's an eternity for fans -- since Adele released her sophomore LP, 21, and now she's making up for lost time. In between exclusive interviews and TV show appearances for her forthcoming third album, 25, the 27-year-old singer performed at Radio City Music Hall in New York on Tuesday (Nov. 17).
While she performed previously heard new singles "Hello" and "When We Were Young" during the show, which was filmed for an NBC special to be released later this month, she also let fans hear tunes she hasn't shared yet like "Water Under the Bridge." The British songbird also returned to the oldies but forever favorites like 21's “Rolling In the Deep,” “Set Fire to the Rain” and “Someone Like You." She also let the crowd enjoy a live version of the theme song for the James Bond movie, Skyfall. But it was 19's “Hometown Glory,” with a touching tribute to the tragedy in Paris, that likely had fans in tears.
"Round my hometown / Memories are fresh / Round my hometown / Ooh the people I've met," she sang as black-and-white images of Paris landmarks filled the screen behind her.
Attendees also got to hear some classic banter from the singer. "I'm also gonna take me shoes off as well because I can't concentrate," she said while dressed in a glittering floor-length gown. "So obviously this is going to be on the TV, so don't pick your nose." Radio City Music Hall is the last venue on Adele's bucket list of places she wished she could perform at. Cross that one off the list right now, Adele.
25 arrives Friday (Nov. 20).
Check out Adele fulfill her concert dreams and wow the crowd more than a few times below.
See 20 Rappers’ & Singers’ Yearbook Photos You Won't Believe