Someone like You (Adele song)
|"Someone like You"|
|Single by Adele|
|from the album 21|
|Released||24 January 2011|
|Recorded||2010 - 2011|
|Certification||5× Platinum (RIAA)|
|Adele singles chronology|
"Someone like You" is the second hit single on Adele's record 21. The song was released in 2011. This was her first number one song in the United Kingdom and her second in the USA. It received positive review by music critics.[source?] The song is played only with Adele's voice and piano.
In 2012, the song was certified quintuple-Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. "Someone like You" is Adele's third-best selling single in the United States, after "Rolling in the Deep" and "Hello". It reached number 24 on Billboard's Year-End Hot 100 of 2011 and number 43 on the year-end chart for 2012.
Music videos[change | change source]
The video is shot in black and white and features Adele walking around the streets of Paris. At the end of the video, Adele's romantic interest is shown walking away from her window.
Credits and personnel[change | change source]
Credits are taken from 21 liner notes.
References[change | change source]
- "Gold & Platinum - RIAA" (in en-US). RIAA. https://www.riaa.com/gold-platinum/?tab_active=default-award&se=adele&col=highest_level&ord=desc#search_section. Retrieved 2017-03-31.
- "Hot 100 Songs - Year-End 2011". Billboard. http://www.billboard.com/charts/year-end/2011/hot-100-songs. Retrieved 2017-03-31.
- "Hot 100 Songs - Year-End 2012". Billboard. http://www.billboard.com/charts/year-end/2012/hot-100-songs. Retrieved 2017-03-31.
- (2011) Release notes for "Someone like You" by Adele (liner notes). XL Recordings.