Adele Honors Brussels, Asks Crowd to Sing Along So They Can ‘Hear Us’
Tuesday night (March 22), Adele aimed to ensure explosions and shattered glass weren't the only sounds associated with a terrorist attack in Brussels that left more than 30 civilians dead and close to 300 wounded.
In a beautiful moment captured by a fan perched in sky-high seating at London's O2 Arena, Adele stands in solidarity with the Belgium city. The singer acknowledges the residents suffering in the clip and asks fans to sing along with her through "Make You Feel My Love," which she first recorded as a cover for her 2008 debut album 19.
"This is for Brussels," she says. "I want you to all sing it with me, all right? So they hear us."
Adrift in a sea of cellphone-generated lights, Adele croons through the Bob Dylan classic with a piano accompaniment, and while the crowd stays mostly silent, their applause at the end makes their solidarity clear.
"I don't think I've ever actually been so moved before in my life at one of my shows, that was just so beautiful," Adele says. "Thank you very much for doing that, I really appreciate it. It's such a beautiful song. I think they heard us."
Three suspected terrorists allegedly working for ISIS set of a series of explosions in Belgium's capital city yesterday morning in coordinated attacks, according to CNN. The first two attacks struck Brussels Airport in Zaventem near security checkpoints for passengers; a third bomb detonated at Maelbeek metro station toward the end of a busy morning commute.
Watch Adele and a crowd fight hate with love above, and share your reactions to the cover in the comments.
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