After Grammys triumph Adele reveals she is taking a five year break from music... to concentrate on love

By Lucy Buckland

She's off: Adele said she is taking a five year break from music to concentrate on love

After her Grammy triumph Adele has revealed plans to take a five-year break from music to focus on her relationship.

The Rolling in the Deep singer wants to focus on spending time with new beau Simon Konecki because when she has prioritised her career in the past it has led to heartbreak.

Asked about her future plans, she told US Vogue magazine : 'I am f***ing off for four or five years. If I am constantly working, my relationships fail.

'So at least now I can have enough time to write a happy record. And be in love and be happy.

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Love comes first: Adele with her boyfriend Simon Konecki, who she is quitting music for

'And then I don't know what I'll do. Get married. Have some kids. Plant a nice vegetable patch.'

The 23-year-old singer said she is a good girlfriend because she likes to cook, laugh and enjoys sex.

She told the new issue of America's Vogue magazine: 'I love a bit of drama. That's a bad thing. I can flip really quickly.

Extended break: Adele revealed plans to take a sabbatical of up to five years so she can focus on her love life

'I am not bipolar, but I go from, 'Oh, my God, I love you' to, 'Get the f**k out of my house!' really quickly. And I never sit there and talk about it. I give them the silent treatment.

'They're like, 'Tell me what I've done so I can say sorry!' What else? It used to be that I loved a drink a bit too much. But I don't drink no more.

'The good things: I am attentive. I will do anything for my man. I am a good cook. I'm funny. Always want to have sex - Well, most girls don't!'

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Greeting the press: After the ceremony, Adele posed backstage for the photographers with her gongs

Adele made her live comeback following surgery on a throat hemorrhage at the Grammy Awards on Sunday and credits Simon - who accompanied her to the event - for helping her recover from the major procedure.

The 'Someone Like You' singer - who went home with six prizes from the ceremony - said: 'He's wonderful. And he's proud of me, but he don't care about what I do or what other people think. He looks after me. I don't think I would have gotten through the recovery for my surgery if it hadn't been for him.'

Happy: Adele said she wants to write a happy record about her successful relationship with Simon Konecki

Adele has admitted that her recent vocal ailments had her despairing, but following the operation on her vocal cords, she had the opportunity to stock of things.

In an interview with Vogue magazine given in December, the 23-year-old describes how she 'cried a lot', while acknowledging that 'crying is really bad for your vocal cords too', and probably didn’t help.

In a triumphant comeback, the ‘Set fire to the Rain’ singer swept the 2012 Grammy awards, winning among others, Album of the Year and Song of the Year. But perhaps her greatest reward was the standing ovation she received as she performed ‘Rolling in the Deep’ — the first time she’d taken to the stage since last October, before her throat surgery.

The Grammy-winner spoke of the reassurance she felt when big name stars such as John Mayer, Steven Tyler and Elton John recommended the services of Boston doctor Steven Zeitels, M.D. He discovered and removed the polyp on her cords. Adele said, 'When I met him, I loved [Zeitels] … he made me feel safe.'

Adele’s recuperation following her November surgery helped her to regain perspective on her career. She told Vogue, 'It was so fast-paced I could hardly ever remember the bulk of my day. I think I just needed to be silenced. And when you are silent, everyone around you is silent. So the noise in my life just stopped. It was like floating in the sea for the weeks. It was brilliant.'

She added: 'I had so much time to kind of go over things and get over things, which is amazing. I think if I hadn’t had my voice trouble, I would never have broached those subjects with myself. Now I just feel really at peace.'