Getting in that ho-ho-holiday cheer. Kelly Clarkson introduced her upcoming vacation LP earlier this week, with a shady breakup music as its first single.
“This record has some songs that you’re not used to for Christmas,” the Voice mentor, 39, advised Entertainment Tonight on Friday, September 24. “Some are like ‘let’s really feel all the feelings’ Christmas song. It’s a different Christmas album, it kind of feels more like an album that you release at normal and then there’s Christmas sprinkled on it, but anyway, I love it.”
The LP, titled When Christmas Comes Around, is slated for a Friday, October 15, launch along with her first single, “Christmas Isn’t Canceled (Just You),” out now.
Clarkson dished to the outlet that the inspiration for her ninth report took her to a “different place after the last couple of years.”
“I kind of thought I’d never make another Christmas album because I love Wrapped in Red so much,” the American Idol alum recalled of her 2013 vacation report. “And then I thought, you know what, I feel like I could use some cheer, some Christmas cheer, and maybe a lot of us could.”
She continued, “There’s a lot of songs on there that aren’t necessarily your, like, ‘Let’s play and get in a jolly mood’ kind of vibe Christmas. I think that’s why I named it When Christmas Comes Around because I feel like that’s a really good title because when Christmas comes around, we are all in different places.”
Clarkson launched “Christmas Isn’t Canceled (Just You)” on Thursday, September 23, singing about all of the actions she will be able to do throughout the vacation season with out “you,” together with dancing within the snow, listening to vacation music loudly and hanging up lights round the home.
The youngsters’s e-book writer famous that the only was her means of “bring[ing] forth a sense of reality to the fact that we are probably all in very different places emotionally ‘when Christmas comes around,’” she defined by way of a press launch on the time. “Some of us consumed with a new love, some of us reminded of loss, some filled with optimism for the coming new year, others elated for some much deserved time away from the chaos our work lives can sometimes bring us.”
Clarkson’s breakup music launch got here in the course of her ongoing divorce from Brandon Blackstock. Us Weekly confirmed that the Texas native was declared legally single on Friday amid the messy court docket battle. According to the court docket paperwork filed on the time, a decide signed off on her newfound single standing final month. The paperwork additionally listed the conclusion of their “marital or domestic partnership status” as of January 7, 2022.
The “Miss Independent” crooner beforehand filed for divorce from the 44-year-old music supervisor in June 2020, citing “irreconcilable differences.” The pair tied the knot in 2013 earlier than welcoming daughter River, 7, and son Remington, 5. Blackstock additionally shares two older youngsters with ex-wife Melissa Ashworth.
After the previous couple’s break up, the “Breakaway” singer has been prepared to search out love once more.
“She hasn’t been dating and has been waiting until she is legally divorced, which will be in the next two weeks,” a supply solely advised Us in August. “She wants a younger, up-and-coming country singer [who] understands the business.”
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