October 23, 2015: #TodayInHistory, Adele releases her single "Hello,” It becomes the first song with more than a million downloads in its first week. "Hello" is a piano ballad with soul influences, and lyrics that discuss themes of nostalgia and regret. Upon release, the song was well received by music critics, who compared it favorably to Adele's previous work and praised the song's lyrics and Adele's vocals. It was recorded in London. "Hello" reached number one in almost every country it charted in, including the United Kingdom, where it became her second UK number-one single, following "Someone like You.” According to Adele, the line "Hello from the other side" signifies "the other side of becoming an adult, making it out alive from your late teens, early twenties."
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