Adele performs during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, in 2013.
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December 2, 2015 8:37 AM EST

Adele shattered all expectations with her latest record sales for her most recent album, 25, and the Hello singer said she decided to go on tour because she was inspired by fellow British music star Kate Bush.

Bush, who rose to fame in the 70s, returned to live performing in 2014, her first show in decades.

In an interview with the New York Times, Adele said that the comeback performance she saw was all about Bush’s parenthood.

“I read somewhere, and I don’t know if it’s true or not, that [her son] said when he was 16, ‘I want to know now why everyone loves you.’ And it makes me so emotional,” Adele told the Times. “After that show, it was: ‘I don’t want to wait. I don’t want to wait till my kid is 16, I want to show him now.'”

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