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Adele Drinking Again to Celebrate Success

May 5, 2011 (11:12 am) GMT
British singer Adele is struggling to stay teetotal as she celebrates her success - her band always convinces her to toast her achievements with alcohol.

The "Chasing Pavements" hitmaker, gave up booze in 2008 but took up drinking again to help her write her second album, "".

She quit alcohol for a second time after confessing she hated not remembering her drunken antics - but after 21 topped the charts in dozens of countries earlier this year, Adele decided to celebrate with a drink.

She tells Britain's The Sun, "When I work, I don't drink. But touring is different. On the road as news was coming through about us going to number one in different places the band would all say, 'Come on, Adele, have a celebration drink with us'."

"What was I meant to do, sit in my dressing room on my own with a mineral water?"

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