Adele released her second single, Chasing Pavements, on January 11, 2008, taken from her debut album. 19. Although the album was not as full of hits as the successor 21It was clear that Adele had a lot of talent. The song was well received in the United Kingdom and entered the charts at No. 2 there.
In the Netherlands, the track peaked at No. 9 in the Top 40 and has since reached NPO Radio 2 Top 2000 every year. In the 2022 list, the song was at No. 1113. The title Chasing Pavements is an English expression, which literally means “following the path.” hammered”. The song is about an argument between Adele and her then-boyfriend, during which she questioned whether she should choose him or follow her own path.
Adele and Paul Di Leo
In support of her debut album, the singer went on a tour in 2008 in Europe and North America. On February 17, 2008, an unknown Adele was seen for the first time on Dutch television. There she was a guest with Paul Di Leo on his show beautiful! Leo againwhere she sang Chasing Pavements live.
Five months later she performed for the first time at Paradiso. It turned out that this was just the beginning of her successful career: in the years that followed, the British singer grew into one of the biggest pop stars in the world. She sang the soundtrack to the 23rd James Bond film sky fallhas sold more than 100 million albums and in 2022 will be in NPO Radio 2 Top 2000 with no less than fifteen lists.
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