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Adele: Hello Meaning


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Song Released: 2015

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Hello, it's me
I was wondering if after all
These years you'd like to meet
To go over everything
They say that time's supposed to heal you
But I ain't done much healing

Hello, can you hear me
I'm in California dreaming
About who we...


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    Oct 6th, 10:38am report

    So it seems I am mot alone in thinking that someone died in relation to this song. However, I think our singer is the deceased, not the person she is singing to.

    The lyrics support this numerous times. She sings about trying to call from the otherside. The person she is calling out to doesn’t hear her. Because she has moved to a new plane of existince. She has continuously called out because her existence is eternal in this state. It is possible they had an altercation before her death or had lost touch and there is much regret.

    It’s very sad.


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    Aug 15th, 2018 8:41pm report

    This song is about to hold someone you love, and we will say hi, then when they’ll have time to go somewhere. That’s totally fine?


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    Feb 23rd, 2018 2:31pm report

    I think Adele is trying to reach out to someone, perhaps a lover who is dead. But no matter how much she tries, the living cannot reach out to the dead. Also"they say that time's supposed to heal ya, but I ain't done much healing" indicates that she finds it difficult to recover from the loss of that person even though it's been a while since she lost him


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    Aug 6th, 2017 8:12pm report

    “‘Hello’ is just about reconnecting with everyone else and myself,” said Adele. “From the other side, I couldn’t get over my guilt of leaving my kid to go and write a record and stuff like that. So getting over that— getting on the other side of that. It was just, you know, it’s in general, just hello to everyone.”

    Adele also went on to say that she sees the smash single as a way of saying “I’m still here,” to the world.


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    Oct 17th, 2016 10:45pm report

    Adele is reaching out to the other side, which is a metaphor that describes the wall of permanent closure that exists between her and the person she once loved. It is as if she were trying to speak to the dead. She knows the futility of her outcry but persists anyway, because she hopes that someday her message will break through, and allow her the redemption she seeks for breaking his heart.

    It is a tearful reminder of how I hope my ex will come to terms with what she has done. I too wish, that she will scream hello from the other side.


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    Jul 17th, 2016 7:09am report

    In my oppinion, she left someone for someonelse, but, the other person she either left or hated. Then, she is trying to reach back to that person, saying ''I'm sorry for breaking your heart'' but, this person won't accept, he's too wrapped in misery and grief. she calls as much as she can, ''I must have called a thousand times'', but, he's not forgiving her. He never picks up the phone, he's too angry with her.


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    May 7th, 2016 5:47am report

    First time I heard Adele's "Hello" I was left with the feeling that she was announcing her suicide. The video, however, left me thinking that he had died. The dusty furniture and calling from the other side, apologizing to your true love. It gave me goosebumps.


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    Apr 2nd, 2016 4:27pm report

    She is attempting to reach out to an ex. She is sorry for what went wrong but he won't listen or he may even be dead.


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    Feb 24th, 2016 2:36pm report

    It means that she's trying to reach out to someone, an old flame. But she broke this guy's heart, and she knows that he doesn't want to talk, because she's called a thousand times, and he seems to never be home. She just wants to say Hello.


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    Feb 7th, 2016 2:58pm report

    Shes calling from hell. And the guy dont want some demons.

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    Feb 5th, 2016 2:14am report

    Once she broke up with a guy and she is now sad and wants to get back together but he is like I don't care go away.

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    Jan 22nd, 2016 1:15pm report

    It means different things to different people. Everyone can relate to this at one time or another--if you've "really lived".


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    Jan 11th, 2016 1:09am report

    That Adele is trying to reach out to an old friend, maybe even though the friend that she is trying to reach out to is unavailable at the time.


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    Jan 7th, 2016 1:36pm report

    ''Hello'', is a beautiful and thoughtful new song to hear in this day of age of lament by ADELE, a real and natural soul in the beauty of a lady inside and out as the Protagonist to remember a old friend that was probably in love with her in the old town that she left behind to go to the other side of the world sort of speaking to persue her carrier and dreams. This past love that she always loved long ago, regrettably was left behind and he became like a ''unknown soldier'' to her and the world that he believes forgotten him to compete in this world anymore. Being caught in this sad moment in time, she doesn't know if he is still alive or dead. While hoping and staying in deep yearning just to talk and see him again. Now, oh my god, i do remember there is a similarity in this song from a male point of view, being in the yearning for a loved one to come back, even if it's by the scent of her perfume to be taken up in a human cloud, that is tareing apart to get back to her to kneel and touch her feet, in only a song by Tommy Bolin [r.i.p] in a gentle soul of a song called ''Hello,Again''


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    Dec 31st, 2015 12:24pm report

    Adele is trying to tell her friend hello. But her friend won't awnser. When Adele says,"It doesn't tear you apart anymore." It means he\she doesn't look out where Adele is.

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