Riff: Adele – “Someone Like You”

Dec 27, 2012

Guess she gave you things I didn’t give to you

from Someone Like You lyrics by Adele

“Someone Like You” was 2012’s most sung Karaoke jam – ‘twas the year of the breakup. Adele’s belted out contradictory emotions – “I’ll find someone just like you,” but “don’t forget me” – prop up this otherwise hackneyed piano ballad. Soundtrack to a healthy split, unlike “Rolling…”

Riff by Karl Ernest

Karl is a Seattle-based musician and writer at SONGLYRICS; a veteran of both east and west-coast scenes, he has performed with the likes of The Ying Yang Twins, David Arquette, Wynton Marsalis, among others. But he's no stranger to seedy dives or house shows, either.

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