Earlier this week, harrowing reports out of Brussels detailed a pair of bombings that took place in the Belgian capital, claiming the lives of more than 30 people.
Reactions to the tragedy have ranged from somber to outraged, but one of pop's biggest icons, Adele, has taken to the mic to give a sober reaction on behalf of musicians everywhere.
The touching event took place on Tuesday night at the 25 singer's concert at London's O2 Arena. Bathed in the glow of thousands and thousands of cell phone lights, Adele spoke humbly to the sold-out crowd. "This is for Brussels," she said, "and I want all of you to sing it." With that, she launched into her rendition of Bob Dylan's 1997 Grammy-nominated tribute "Make You Feel My Love."
Though the cover famously appears on the British musician's 2008 LP 19, it takes on a whole new meaning in the fan video below. Hardly a fan sang along. A certifiable tearjerker to begin with, "Make You Feel My Love" feels all the more poignant with the memory of the bombing victims behind it.
Adele will begin the American leg of her tour on July 5 and 6 with back-to-back shows at the Xcel.