Cher to release first studio album in five years: Christmas

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Cher to release first studio album in five years: Christmas

Words by Mixdown staff

Do you belieeeve in Old Saint Nick?

Christmas is the forthcoming album from Cher. Produced in collaboration with “Believe” producer Mark Taylor, with guest stars Darlene Love, Stevie Wonder, Michael Bublé, Cyndi Lauper and Tyga, Christmas captures the holiday spirit in her own unique way with 13 songs, several holiday classics and four originals. This includes “Home”, written and sung with Michael Bublé, as well as a duet with “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” with Darlene Love who originally recorded the song with Phil Spector while a young Cher did background vocals.

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The first single, “DJ Play A Christmas Song” is available now and is getting us in the spirit. “DJ Play A Christmas Song” was written by Sara Hudson (Dua Lipa, Katy Perry, Troye Sivan), the majority of the album was recorded across LA and London studios. Of the record, Cher said:

I never say this about my own records but I’m really proud of this one. It is one of the most amazing highlights of my career.” continuing about her collaboration with Stevie Wonder, “Every time I hear that harmonica, I’m a teenager again. It’s a personal dream come true for me to record this song with Stevie.”

Christmas coincides with the 25th anniversary of her multi-platinum Grammy-winning album Believe, the Believe 25th Anniversary (Deluxe Edition) also available.

Pre-order the album here.