6 pages | PDF | 1.6 MBThe song "Hello" by Adele is a heartfelt slow-tempo ballad composed by Adele Adkins and Greg Kurstin with a 53 measure structure. It is set in the key of A♭ major, with a minor modulating to F minor. The song speaks lovingly to an old friend or loved one, exploring a sense of longing and regret. Adele's soaring vocals tell an emotional story of missed chances and the sadness of a failed relationship. Lush strings, piano, and light percussion accompany her powerful lyrics as she reminisces about a love that is no longer. The song culminates in a rapturous climax, expressing Adele's ultimate recognition of the closure necessary in order to move on.