Adele completely obliterated online record sales with her melancholy comeback song “Hello” — it’s racked up more than 1.1 digital downloads since its release, nearly doubling the previous record holder. And she’s cruised past 200 million views of her video on YouTube. Now, she’s appearing on the cover of Rolling Stone wearing very little makeup. It’s nearly a true au naturale, and, as BuzzFeed points out, a departure from her signature cat-eye look. In the accompanying story, the 27-year-old singer says that her usual makeup design is “borderline drag.” Adele tweeted a photo of the cover on Monday. Makeup or almost no makeup, she definitely looks good — and that song! Oh god, is it ever emotionally draining. If it’s somehow managed to elude you, listen to it here.
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