Adele 'to re-release 21 with new tracks'
Published May 13 2012, 12:08 BST | By Colin Daniels Adele
is reportedly planning to release a repackaged version of her hit album 21
The singer's label XL wants a special edition of the record-breaking LP in stores by Christmas to help it become the biggest-selling album of all time in the UK.
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was recently named the fifth best-selling album in UK history
after overtaking Michael Jackson's Thriller
by shifting 4,274,300 copies.
Queen's Greatest Hits
currently holds the top spot, having sold six million copies. XL bosses hope to beat this by re-releasing 21
with new bonus tracks.
"A repackaged album is currently being discussed," a source told the Daily Star Sunday
"It's not yet confirmed that it will feature new material or songs that didn't make the original album but it makes sense to bring it out."21
has spent 23 weeks at number one
on the UK album chart.
Adele recently claimed that she will release a new song
by the end of the year.