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When We Were Young

Music by Adele

Originally Performed by Adele

"When We Were Young" is a song by British singer Adele. It was released on 22 January 2016 by XL Recordings as the second single from her third studio album, 25 (2015). Adele co-wrote the song with Tobias Jesso Jr., while production of the track was provided by Ariel Rechtshaid. "When We Were Young" is a soul ballad, with lyrics that talk about reminiscing past memories with a loved one. Upon release, the song received critical acclaim from music critics, who praised the song's lyrics and Adele's vocals.

Following the release of 25, "When We Were Young" had already sold 150,000 digital copies in the United States as an album track. It has reached the top 10 in Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Portugal, Scotland, Slovakia, South Africa, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. The song never received an official music video, although a version of the song filmed at The Church Studios was released via Vevo. Adele promoted the song with live performances on the BBC one-hour special Adele at the BBC, Saturday Night Live and Adele Live in New York City.

    Release Date: 2016


When We Were Young

When We Were Young

Adele's album 25 is overflowing with beautiful, dramatic music, including this soulful ballad that expresses the pain of lost love. This will be a powerful choral showcase that will connect with every audience!


When We Were Young

When We Were Young

Adeles album 25 is overflowing with beautiful, dramatic music, including this soulful ballad that expresses the pain of lost love. This will be a powerful choral showcase that will connect with every audience!


When We Were Young

When We Were Young

Adeles album 25 is overflowing with beautiful, dramatic music, including this soulful ballad that expresses the pain of lost love. This will be a powerful choral showcase that will connect with every audience!




Songbooks and Arrangements


Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Adele : Original Keys For Singers : Solo : 01 Songbook : 888680547356 : 9781495056543 : 00155395

Adele : Original Keys For Singers

This book features authentic transcriptions in the original keys of a dozen of the biggest hits from popular British singer/songwriter Adele in voice with piano accompaniment format.

Songlist: All I Ask, Chasing Pavements, Hello, Hometown Glory, Make You Feel My Love, Million Years Ago, Remedy, Rolling In The Deep, Rumour Has It, Set Fire To The Rain, Skyfall, Someone Like You, When We Were Young

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Adele | 4203b | Songbook | $19.95 | Voice and Piano


Adele : Adele - 25 : Solo : 01 Songbook : 888680547332 : 149505652X : 00155393

Adele : Adele - 25

Our matching songbook to Adele's much-anticipated and record-smashing 2015 album features piano/vocal/guitar arrangements of all its tracks including the first instant hit single Hello and ten others: All I Ask - I Miss You - Million Years Ago - River Lea - Send My Love (To Your New Lover) - Water Under the Bridge - When We Were Young - and more.

Songlist: Remedy, I Miss You, Hello, Water Under The Bridge, When We Were Young, All I Ask, Love In The Dark, Send My Love (To Your New Lover), River Lea, Million Years Ago, Sweetest Devotion

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Adele | 20278b | Songbook | $19.95 | PVG


Adele : Pro Vocal for Singers : Solo : Songbook & Online Audio : 888680621094 : 1495064018 : 00160119

Adele : Pro Vocal for Singers

Whether you're a karoake singer or preparing for an audition, the Pro Vocal series is for you! The book contains the lyrics, melody & chord symbols, and the online audio tracks include demos for listening and separate backing tracks so you can sing along. Perfect for home rehearsal, parties, auditions, corporate events, and gigs without a backup band. This volume includes 8 songs: Chasing Pavements - Hello - Make You Feel My Love - Rolling in the Deep - Set Fire to the Rain - Skyfall - Someone like You - When We Were Young. The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio features PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right - available exclusively from Hal Leonard.

Songlist: Hello, Someone Like You, Make You Feel My Love, Chasing Pavements, Rolling In The Deep, Set Fire To The Rain, Skyfall, When We Were Young

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Adele | 40241b | Songbook & Online Audio | $16.95


Individual Folios

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When We Were Young : SATB : Ed Lojeski : Adele : Adele : Songbook & Online Audio : 00158549 : 888680612979

Ed Lojeski : When We Were Young

Adele's album 25 is overflowing with beautiful, dramatic music, including this soulful ballad that expresses the pain of lost love. This will be a powerful choral showcase that will connect with every audience!

Arranger: Ed Lojeski | Composer: Adele Performed By: Adele

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00158549 | Showtrax CD Available


When We Were Young : SAB : Ed Lojeski : Adele : Adele : Sheet Music : 00158550 : 888680612986

Ed Lojeski : When We Were Young

Adeles album 25 is overflowing with beautiful, dramatic music, including this soulful ballad that expresses the pain of lost love. This will be a powerful choral showcase that will connect with every audience!

Arranger: Ed Lojeski | Composer: Adele Performed By: Adele

More details
Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00158550 | Showtrax CD Available


When We Were Young : SSA : Ed Lojeski : Adele : Adele : Sheet Music : 00158551 : 888680612993

Ed Lojeski : When We Were Young

Adeles album 25 is overflowing with beautiful, dramatic music, including this soulful ballad that expresses the pain of lost love. This will be a powerful choral showcase that will connect with every audience!

Arranger: Ed Lojeski | Composer: Adele Performed By: Adele

More details
Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00158551 | Showtrax CD Available

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