As Adele puts it, “This song is nearly perfect in every way.” She’s referring to the classic “I Can’t Make You Love Me.” Written by Mike Reid and Allen Shamblin and recorded by Bonnie Raitt on her Luck of the Draw album, Mojo magazine voted “I Can’t Make You Love Me” #8 on its The 100 Greatest Songs Of All Time list. The song is ranked #331 on the Rolling Stone magazine’s list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
Check out Bon Iver and Adele give Bonnie Raitt’s versions a run for the money:
Adele – I Can’t Make You Love Me – 2011
Bon Iver – I Can’t Make You Love Me – 2011