Adele Reveals Her Favorite Breakup Songs, Is Too Humble to Put Herself on the List

Unlike 99.9 percent of the world's population.

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It would be masturbatory on anyone else, but *nobody* would fault Adele for listening to Adele to get over some heartbreak. Nobody.

Sharing her noticeably devoid-of-"Send My Love (to Your New Lover)" breakup playlist with (opens in new tab) People (opens in new tab)—which includes the likes of Etta James, Mumford & Sons, and Florence + The Machine—the happily coupled-up Beyoncé worshipper (opens in new tab) said she won't be needing her own discography anytime soon.

"I mope around for a little while," Adele said of her post-relationship-end procedure. "I do embrace the fact that I'm heartbroken. I don't move on quickly. I don't know if that's because it seems that I'm only really creative when I'm a bit momentarily depressed."

"Same," Gwen Stefani said (imaginarily). "But I listen to 'I Used to Love You. (opens in new tab)'"

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Chelsea Peng is a writer and editor who was formerly the assistant editor at MarieClaire.com. She's also worked for The Strategist and Refinery29, and is a graduate of Northwestern University. On her tombstone, she would like a GIF of herself that's better than the one that already exists on the Internet and a free fro-yo machine. Besides frozen dairy products, she's into pirates, carbs, Balzac, and snacking so hard she has to go lie down.