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A non-definitive ranking of every song on Adele's 30

After six years too many—we are happy to say Adele is (finally) back. 30 is the newest addition to Adele's discography—and it's *everything* we ever hoped for and more. The album is a rollarcoaster of emotions, each song being a true masterpiece in its own right. Read on to see our ranking of every song on 30—how did your fave stack up? 

12. Cry Your Heart Out

"Cry Your Heart Out" is not the typical power ballad we've come to expect from Adele. It's an emotional yet uplifting bop sure to put you in a better mood. Even though it takes the last spot on our ranking, there's no denying it's a work of art—and ~super~ catchy. 

Fave lyric: I created this storm / It's only fair I have to sit in its rain 

11. My Little Love

It's safe to say that "My Little Love" is one of the most emotional and personal songs on 30 as it features snippets of Adele talking to her son. This song is super unique and is def worth at least one listen. 

Fave lyric: I don't recognize myself / In the coldness of the daylight / So I ain't surprised you can read through all my lies

10. Strangers By Nature

"Strangers by Nature" is the song that kicks off the wild journey that is 30. With a vintage and almost eerie feel—this song is sure to transport you back in time. 

Fave lyric: I'll be taking flowers / To the cemetery of my heart

9. Love Is A Game

If you are looking for a song that gives you *all* the feels—"Love Is A Game" is just what you need. A beautiful mix of upbeat and mellow—it is the perfect listen for any occasion. It also showcases Adele's ~amazing~ storytelling skills.    

Fave lyric: My heart speaks in puzzles and codes / I've been trying my whole life to solve

8. Can I Get It 

Late night drives jamming with your BFFs—that's what "Can I Get It" is made for. This upbeat bop is extremely groovy and catchy. It is the ultimate "scream at the top of your lungs" type of song. 

Fave lyric: I will be the melody the rhythym and your rhyme / All I want is for you to be mine 

7. All Night Parking

The shortest song on the album yet it packs a big punch. The ethereal nature of this song is super dreamy and will def be found on every calming vibes playlist. 

Fave lyric: The sight of you is dramatic / One glimpse and I panic inside

6. Woman Like Me

We are *here* for the girl power anthem that is "Woman Like Me." It's impossible to not feel like a true boss after listening to this song. Adele speaks nothing but facts—and we are sure to have this jam on repeat all 2022. 

Fave lyric: It's where they make you feel powerful / That's why you think I make you feel small / But that's your projection, it's not my rejection 

5. Oh My God

"Oh My God" is the first song breaking into our top five. In this song, Adele is not listening to anyone and is only focused on doing what is best for her—and we are totally here for it. Another catchy bop, this song is sure to be stuck in your head after the first listen (but we can't say we're mad about it.) 

Fave lyric: I'm a fool but they all think I'm blind / I'd rather be a fool than leave myself behind

4. Easy On Me

Adele's comeback anthem will always hold a special place in our heart. Even with all the (amazing) new songs on 30—"Easy On Me" still holds strong at one of our top spots. It truly never gets old and is destined to become an Adele classic. 

Fave lyric: There ain't no gold / In this river / That I've been washing my hands in forever

3. Hold On

"Hold On" is the song we all need to hear right now. With everything going on in the world—the message of this song is so important. Adele says it best: "hold on, let time be patient."

Fave lyric: Sometimes loneliness / Is the only rest we get / And the emptiness / Actually lets us forget

2. I Drink Wine

"I Drink Wine" completely pulls at our heartstrings. This song proves what Adele does best—making us feel *all* the emotionals. The beautiful storytelling, masterful lyrics and simply impeccable vibes make this song one of our absolute faves.  

Fave lyric: We're in love with the world but the world just wants to bring us down / By putting ideas into our heads that corrupt our hearts somehow

1. To Be Loved

The moment you've all been waiting for—the song taking our #1 spot: "To Be Loved." Once again justifying Adele's legendary status—this song is on a whole other level.  There is no doubt this song will go down in history as one of Adele's greatest hits—and we couldn't be more pleased. 

Fave lyric: I'll be the one to catch myself this time

Which song from 30 takes your top spot? Tell us on Twitter @girlslifemag!

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by Paige Mountain | 11/22/2021