Adele ‘Working With John Legend And Whitney Houston’s Producer Raphael Saadiq' For New Album

6 July 2020, 15:24 | Updated: 6 July 2020, 15:30

Adele is working with Whitney Houston's producer Raphael Saadiq
Adele is working with Whitney Houston's producer Raphael Saadiq. Picture: Getty / PA

Adele has teamed up with some musical legends to work on her fourth studio album.

Adele has kept fans guessing over rumours a fourth album is coming from the ballad queen in 2020, with speculation rife it will drop at the end of the year.

For her long-awaited return to the music industry, Adele has drafted in some serious talent for what will no doubt be an epic chart success.

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The ‘Someone Like You’ singer is said to be working with Whitney Houston’s producer Raphael Saadiq for her comeback, as well as incredible singer-songwriter John Legend.

Adele is working on her fourth studio album
Adele is working on her fourth studio album. Picture: Adele/Instagram

Adele is apparently pouring her “heart and soul” into her new album after her divorce from husband Simon Konecki last year.

The 31-year old has “been a fan of Raphael since she was a teenager and loves his back catalogue,” a source told the tabloids.

“She wants her next album to be full of soul, with a more eclectic sound.”

Adele’s last album was '25’ which she released in 2015.

However, after the singer was caught on video telling friends at a wedding to “expect my album in September,” the release date has been pushed back.

In June, a fan commented on one of her Instagram posts to ask if her throwback photo was a teaser that her new album was dropping that day.

Shutting down any hopes her new music will drop soon, Adele replied: “Of course it's not. Corona ain't over. I'm quarantining. Wear a mask and be patient."

Her manager Jonathan Dickins later confirmed: “It isn’t coming in September, it’ll be ready when it’s ready.

“We’re all in the same boat, you’re doing stuff and then all of a sudden, the world stops. It’ll come when it’s ready. I can’t put a date on that yet. We have music, but we’re still working.”

Adele has been quarantining in LA in the meantime, in her home not far from ex-husband Simon for the sake of their son, Angelo.

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