"Rumour Has It" as written by Adele Laurie Blue Adkins and Ryan B. Tedder....
She, she ain't real
She ain't gonna be able to love you like I will
She is a stranger
You and I have history
Or don't you remember
Sure, she's got it all
But, baby, is that really what you want

Bless your soul, you've got you're head in the clouds
You made a fool out of you
And, boy, she's bringing you down
She made your heart melt
But you're cold to the core
Now rumor has it she ain't got your love anymore

Rumor has it, ooh
Rumor has it, ooh
Rumor has it, ooh
Rumor has it, ooh
Rumor has it, ooh
Rumor has it, ooh
Rumor has it, ooh
Rumor has it, ooh

She is half your age
But I'm guessing that's the reason that you stayed
I heard you've been missing me
You've been telling people things that you shouldn't be
Like when we creep out and she ain't around
Haven't you heard the rumors

Bless your soul, you've got your head in the clouds
You made a fool out of me
And, boy, you're bringing me down
You made my heart melt, yet I'm cold to the core
But rumor has it I'm the one you're leaving her for

Rumor has it, ooh
Rumor has it, ooh
Rumor has it, ooh
Rumor has it, ooh
Rumor has it, ooh
Rumor has it, ooh
Rumor has it, ooh
Rumor has it, ooh

All of these words whispered in my ear
Tell a story that I cannot bear to hear
Just 'cause I said it, it don't mean that I meant it
People say crazy things
Just 'cause I said it, don't mean that I meant it
Just 'cause you heard it

Rumor has it, ooh,
Rumor has it, ooh,
Rumor has it, ooh,
Rumor has it, ooh,
Rumor has it, ooh,
Rumor has it, ooh,
Rumor has it, ooh,
Rumor has it, ooh,
Rumor has it, ooh,
Rumor has it, ooh,
Rumor has it, ooh,
Rumor has it, ooh,
Rumor has it, ooh,
Rumor has it, ooh

But rumor has it he's the one I'm leaving you for


Lyrics submitted by rogerrrlee

"Rumour Has It" as written by Ryan B. Tedder Adele Laurie Blue Adkins

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Downtown Music Publishing

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  • +6
    General CommentAt Hammersmith Apollo tonight, Adele said this song is about how rumours that are untrue are believed. She said even her best friends believed she was in a relationship, with someone she had never even met, on the basis of rumours. This is a "sarcastic" (Adele's word) song dealing with how rumours can spread total garbage about people.
    yhtrownuon September 19, 2011   Link
  • +4
    My InterpretationI absolutely love this song and someone like you, even though they relate to completely different ends of the broken relationship spectrum. It took me a few listens to piece together my interpretation which is: the song starts off with her in a relationship and her guy meets and falls for a new, younger girl who he eventually leaves his gf for....the guy soon realizes how much he misses his ex and begins sneaking around with her, she only agrees because she has a plan to get him back...the last part of the song reveals that she was playing him the entire time so that he would understand how she felt
    (People say crazy things, just cause I said it, don't mean that I meant it. Just cause you heard it)
    lwalker6on April 08, 2011   Link
  • +3
    My OpinionWhat an awesome song!
    riversongon July 26, 2011   Link
  • +2
    My InterpretationTo me it's about a girl whose boyfriend left her for a younger woman. After some time the original girlfriend started spreading rumors that the boyfriend had been missing her/had an affair with her. Eventually the boy's current girlfriend starts to believe the rumor and breaks up with him leaving him lonely. The original girlfriend feels bad for telling lies, but is glad that she got back at his cheating ass ;)
    mylesjon November 26, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHey Ryan Tedder from onerepublic co-wrote it.
    emuInAmuumuuon May 15, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI agree that people say crazy things...
    redshiftdazzleron July 27, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentEasily the best track off 21 along with Someone like you.

    As for the meanings, well, it's just about how rumors can affect a troubled relationship and multiple love triangles. Just my $.02
    rk8984on January 26, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWow
    i just heard it today in a store n i thought i'd comment on it haha

    I cudnt make out too much of it but what i heard was explosive. What a must-get album :D
    Princesszeldaon February 14, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti take it to be her singing about her ex who's getting with some hussy so she's spread the rumours and in the song she's disclaiming that she started them but then when that doesnt work she's like just cos i said it, dont mean that i meant it blah blah then the last line someone's been spreading rumours back about her cos she's now with someone new too but rumour has it she's leaving him for her ex
    casandra247on November 02, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentCommenting not because this song has anything to do with my life; I just heard it for the first time today as I was driving home. Man, that woman can sing! What vocal chords! Great song. Obviously soon to be a hit, unless it is already and I just don't know it:) I think Adele could sing the back label of a toilet bowl cleaner and it would sound amazing!!!
    freetobemeon March 20, 2012   Link

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