"When We Were Young" is a song recorded by English singer-songwriter Adele. It was released on 22 January 2016 by XL Recordings as the second single from her third studio album, 25 (2015). Adele co-wrote the song with Tobias Jesso Jr., while production of the track was provided by Ariel Rechtshaid. "When We Were Young" is a soul ballad, with lyrics that talk about reminiscing past memories with a loved one. The song received universal acclaim, with critics praising its lyrics, understated production and Adele's vocal performance.Following the release of 25, "When We Were Young" had already sold 150,000 digital copies in the United States as an album track. The song reached top 10 in Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Portugal, Scotland, Slovakia, South Africa, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The song never received an official music video, although a version of the song filmed at The Church Studios was released via Vevo. Adele promoted the song with live performances on Adele at the BBC, Saturday Night Live, Adele Live in New York City and The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
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