‘Hello’ Deconstructed

Hello marks Adele’s return to the charts following a multi-year hiatus. And what a return it is. To date, Hello spent numerous weeks at #1 on the Hot 100 and has topped the charts in over 30 countries throughout the world.

The reason for the song’s massive success is twofold: the satiation of the public’s longing for anything Adele in years, and the strength of the song itself. In Hello Deconstructed we explore all of the compositional factors that contributed to the song’s success, including its structure, genre and vibe mix, lyrics, clever elements and WOW factors, and of course Adele’s stellar, evocative vocals.

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