Adele And The Roots Perform “Hello” With Classroom Instruments

She also played “A Million Years Ago” On Today.

November 25, 2015

Adele's American jaunt continued this week with a few more performances. After stopping by The Tonight Show to play "Water Under The Bridge," the singer worked with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots to redo "Hello" using an assortment of classroom instruments. This process automatically injected some humor into the somber ballad.

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She also played "A Million Years Ago" on Today this morning. Like "Hello" and "Water Under The Bridge," "Million Years" was co-written and produced by Greg Kurstin; it's one of the most tender songs on 25. Adele worked with light accompaniment—just two guitarists unfurling delicate, intertwining lines. I wish I could live a little more, she sang. Look up to the sky, not just the floor/ I feel like my life is flashing by/ And all I can do is watch and cry. Watch above.

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