Adele turns 31, fans wish for new album

Adele recently split up with husband Simon Konecki, a charity entrepreneur.
Adele recently split up with husband Simon Konecki, a charity entrepreneur.PHOTO: ADELE/INSTAGRAM

LONDON - Water Under The Bridge singer Adele is ready to make new waves.

The songbird, who turned 31 on Sunday (May 5), posted: "This is 31. 30 tried me so hard, but I'm owning it and trying my hardest to lean into it all."

She recently split up with husband Simon Konecki, 45, a charity entrepreneur. They share a son, Angelo, born in 2012.

"I've changed drastically in the last couple years and I'm still changing and that's okay," she wrote.

"31 is going to be a big ol' year and I'm going to spend it all on myself."

She threw a birthday party over the weekend with a Great Gatsby theme, wearing a feathered headdress, fringe dress and teased hair.

Her birthday wishes for everyone?


"Be kind to yourself, people, we're only human - go slow, put your phone down and laugh out loud at every opportunity."

But what fans want from her is not life advice, but a new album. Adele's last album, called 25, came out in 2015.

"Bunch of... savages" she wrote in jest of her followers, adding that there will "be a drum n bass record to spite you".

Adele is well-known for her introspective songs on life's vulnerabilities and setbacks.

But at 31, she may just drum up a new beat.