Adele returns to UK number one with huge figures for Easy On Me

Adele returns to UK number one with huge figures for Easy On Me

10/22/2021 9:37:00 PM

Adele returns to UK number one with huge figures for Easy On Me

The singer scores her third UK number one single with the hotly anticipated new single Easy On Me.

Getty ImagesAdele has gone back to number one in the UK with the biggest chart figures for almost five years.Her new single Easy On Me had a record 24 million streams in the UK in its first week as well as 23,500 downloads.Using the Official Charts Company's formula, that is equivalent to 217,300 sales - the highest since Ed Sheeran's Shape of You in January 2017.

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Easy On Me is the first track from the singer's hotly-anticipated fourth album 30, which will be released next month.Media caption,Watch: Adele describes the emotions she went through making her new track Easy On MeThe pop superstar recently told Vogue magazine that the album was recorded to help her eight-year-old son understand why she and his father got divorced.

Explaining the lyrics of the first single, in which she sings "Go easy on me...", Adele said: "It's not like anyone's having a go at me, but it's like, I left the marriage. Be kind to me as well."It was the first song I wrote for the album and then I didn't write anything else for six months after because I was like, 'OK, well, I've said it all."

Adele says new album will explain divorce to sonThe song is her third UK number one, following Someone Like You in 2011 and Hello in 2016.In the album chart, Coldplay's Music of the Spheres became the fastest-selling record of the year so far, with 101,000 chart sales.

It is Coldplay's ninth UK number one album in a row. Meanwhile My Universe, their collaboration with South Korean boy band BTS has jumped 10 places to number five in the singles rundown.Coldplay recentlytheir next tour will partly be powered by a dancefloor that generates electricity when fans jump up and down, and pedal power at the venues.

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I don't like the song. I do like Adele, but for goodness sake why all the publicity over a new song? She is after all a popstar-singer-song writer. It's her job, that's what she does. Releasing a new song should not be BBC headline news or on Breakfast news first thing in the morning, all morning. She's got a fantastic voice but the new song is quite unremarkable.

Good grief Crap. Hardly a surprise given the amount it was plugged…

Adele’s Easy on Me smashes record for number of UK streams in a week, with 24mBreakup ballad becomes singer’s third UK No 1 single after Someone Like You and Hello Good for her She had Radio 4 plugging this dirge all day last week, now you’re on it too…I have heard it, it’s dire. Music for people who hate music. its dog shite

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