Adele’s much-anticipated forthcoming album could have a Canadian connection, with Quebec filmmaker Xavier Dolan enlisted to direct the music activity video on her behalf first single.
Adele’s record label, XL Recordings, announced Wednesday morning that her new album 25 is going to be released Nov. 20 and this Dolan has directed the music activity video to the track Hello, which had been shot in Montreal and definately will debut Friday.
Dolan, the award-winning filmmaker behind J’ai Tué Ma Mère (I Killed My Mother), Heartbeats, Laurence Anyways, Tom with the Farm and Mommy, is recognized for his sumptuous by using music in the movies and it has previous experience in the songs video realm.
In 2013, the outspoken young actor, screenwriter and director sparked headlines and discussion about censorship for his controversial video for French alt-rock group Indochine’s song College Boy, during which he depicted the increasingly violent bullying along with the eventual crucifixion and shooting of an teen boy.
Adele continues to be teasing fans with tidbits about her new album, 25, all week.
She sent fans in a frenzy which has a snippet of the new song unveiled in the mysterious advertisement on British television and posted a revealing essay via social networking confirming the numerical album title and her frame of mind during its creation.
Adele’s last album was 2011’s 21, which sold over 30 million albums worldwide and won six Grammy Awards, including album of year. The British singer follows a pattern of naming her albums on her age with the time she created them: her debut album was 19.
Adele gave birth to her first son, Angelo, in October 2012 and subsequently won an Oscar, Grammy, Golden Globe and Brit Award for my child James Bond theme to 2012’s Skyfall.