Adele’s ‘Love in the Dark’ Is a Surprising New Fan Favorite

After taking off on TikTok, the ’25’ deep cut has emerged as one of Adele’s most popular songs

Of all the acute kinds of heartbreak Adele channels in her sprawling catalog of ballads — from the nostalgia and regret of “Hello” to the burn-it-all-down fury of “Set Fire to the Rain” — “Love in the Dark” is among the most unrelentingly somber.