"Set Fire to the Rain" is the official music video for Adele's song of the same name. Due to Adele undergoing vocal surgery, she was unable to film an official music video for the song (being that the release of the song took place during her recovery from the surgery). Instead, a live performance of the song from her 90-minute DVD/CD concert film, Live At The Royal Albert Hall.  The music video, which originally was not intended to be the official video for the song, was uploaded to YouTube on November 16, 2011.
The original release sparked a controversy as to whether or not it was the actual music video for the song or not. Much speculation from fans has gone on regarding whether or not it was the official music video, and many believed that it was not , but according to VH1, it is the official music video and was released so there would at least be one being that Adele could not film one.