Adele may be the biggest pop star on the planet right now, but the Londoner is also ready to pack it all in tomorrow, if necessary.
Well, perhaps not 'all' of it - but she has said in a new interview that she'd be happy to never tour again, although she'd like to continue recording and releasing music.
In an in-depth interview with Vanity Fair, she revealed how stage-fright in the early part of her career cause her to 'projectile vomit", and that touring or money was not important to her. "I'd still like to make records, but I’d be fine if I never heard [the applause] again," she said. "I'm on tour simply to see everyone who's been so supportive. I don't care about money. I’m British, and we don't have that thing of having to earn more money all the time. I don't come from money; it's not that important a part of my life."
In the same interview, she also revealed how she suffered from post-natal depression after the birth of her son Angelo in 2012, and avoided taking medication but eventually recovered from it after opening up to a friend.
"It frightened me," she said. "I didn't talk to anyone about it. I was very reluctant. My boyfriend said I should talk to other women who were pregnant, and I said, 'Fuck that, I ain't hanging around with a fuckin' bunch of mothers.’ Then, without realising it, I was gravitating towards pregnant women and other women with children, because I found they're a bit more patient. You'll be talking to someone, but you’re not really listening, because you're so fuckin' tired."
Reports in recent months have suggested that Adele will wind down from touring after her 25 world tour finishes this month, with one claiming that she won't tour again for a decade because she doesn't want to miss her son growing up.