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Adele Covers Bonnie Raitt's Heart-Wrenching Ballad 'Can't Make You Love Me'

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Bonnie raitt Songs | Adele Covers Bonnie Raitt's Heart-Wrenching Ballad 'Can't Make You Love Me' | Country Music Videos
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Adele is shocking the world one performance at a time. It seems she keeps getting better with time.

Her album, 25, was released on Friday and is on track to break a one-week sales record set by boy band 'NSYNC in 2000. Their No Strings Attached album sold 2.42 million copies in one week, and Adele's 25 is set to sell over 2.5 million.

With the obsession that is Adele, other amazing performances have been surfacing, mostly covers. We've found an amazing cover of Bonnie Raitt's "I Can't Make You Love Me".

After announcing to the audience that the song made her extremely scared, she called it, "Perfect in every way. She's got a stunning voice, and the lyrics, they're just pretty mind-blowing."

She began singing a stunningly beautiful version of Raitt's already heartbreaking song. Her performance was so well-received that she included this cover in her first live album, Live at the Royal Albert Hall, in 2011. 

Bonnie Raitt recorded "I Can't Make You Love Me" for her eleventh studio album Luck of the Draw. The tune became one of Raitt's most successful singles and according to Rolling Stone, is the 339th best song on their 500 Greatest Songs of All Time list.

Watch Adele's incredible performance below.

Lyrics

Turn down the lights
Turn down the bed
Turn down these voices inside my head
Lay down with me
Tell me no lies
Just hold me close, don't patronize
Don't patronize me

'Cause I can't make you love me if you don't
You can't make your heart feel something it won't
Here in the dark, in these final hours
I will lay down my heart and I'll feel the power
But you won't, no you won't
'Cause I can't make you love me, if you don't

I'll close my eyes, then I won't see
The love you don't feel when you're holding me
Morning will come and I'll do what's right
Just give me till then to give up this fight
And I will give up this fight

'Cause I can't make you love me if you don't
You can't make your heart feel something it won't
Here in the dark, in these final hours
I will lay down my heart and I'll feel the power
But you won't, no you won't
'Cause I can't make you love me, if you don't

 And take a look at Bonnie's original version below.

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