"I feel like I kind of knew what I was getting into this time, not that I expected this kind of reaction, but I think because I'd experienced the success of 21, I was a little less frightened. When it happened at 21, I was clueless; it'd never happened to me before, so I feel a little bit more prepared for it now, and plus I've got a kid, which is the most grounding thing, as I'm sure any parent will know!" Adele insists she is no longer as terrified of fame following the release of her record-breaking album 25 after struggling with the success of her last release, 21.