This snippet of 'news' was com­mu­nic­ated by Billboard who also said the album will feature con­tri­bu­tions from Ryan Tedder (a good idea), Danger Mouse and Popjustice favourite, Tobias Jesso Jr.

Also — wait for it — rumour has it (LOL) that the album's out in November.

So there we go.

Here's a picture of Adele looking excited about the prospect of returning to pop.