You might want to start setting out some time around "mid-2014" to weep: that's when Adele is apparently set to release a new album, according to a mysterious report in the U.K.'s The Mirror picked up widely on Friday.
According to reports from places like Metro and Idolator, the Grammy-collector, who is halfway to an EGOT, is in "lockdown mode" at a London recording studio. A source told The Mirror:
"Four tracks are finished in terms of writing and she’s now laying down preliminary vocals with backing music and singers," adding, "The feel is very much Adele going back to her roots, with some modern jazz and a couple of classic old songs." (Did Adele ever stray from her roots?) The Telegraph also reported earlier this month that Adele was back in the studio for her third full album. Sounds like she found "something to sing about" again.
The other part of The Mirror's report had to do with Adele apparently stealing poor Susan Boyle's thunder, according to MTV. Now, it appears that The Mirror's story on the subject has been taken down. We've emailed them to see if there's any reason why: