Cheryl Cole confirms Lana Del Rey penned song will feature on her new album 'A Million Lights'

Singer also says she's 'in love' with the 'Video Games' songstress

Cheryl Cole confirms Lana Del Rey penned song will feature on her new album 'A Million Lights'

Photo: PA

Cheryl Cole has confirmed that a song written by Lana Del Rey will feature on her new studio album 'A Million Lights'.

The Girls Aloud singer will release 'A Million Lights' on June 18. The record will be the singer's third studio album and is the follow-up to her 2010 effort 'Messy Little Raindrops'.

Speaking to Capital FM, Cole responded to a question about how she got to know Del Rey by saying: "I noticed Lana about a year ago. I was hearing these songs that were really fresh to my ear and amazing and I asked the guy who she was and he said, 'Watch out for her, it's a girl called Lana Del Rey'."

She continued: "It all happened really organically just like that. And then 'Video Games' came out and I fell in love with her as an artist as well, so year, she's super talented."

According to earlier reports, the track Del Rey has penned for Cole's album is an "urban, mid-tempo ballad" that she wrote but didn't include on her debut album 'Born To Die'.

'A Million Lights' will be the first album that the singer releases under the name of 'Cheryl'. Last month, it was revealed that she was ditching her surname for her recording career, as she is eager to distance herself from her former marriage to Premiership footballer Ashley Cole, who she divorced in 2010 following several high-profile claims that he had cheated on her.

The first single from 'A Million Lights' is titled 'Call My Name' and can be heard below:


Read More On This Artist

More News
Tyler, The Creator reveals 'Cherry Bomb' album bonus song 'Yellow' - listen
Michael Bublé apologises after body shaming accusations: 'Women are to be celebrated and...
Diplo says he is 'actively' pursuing a collaboration with Robert Plant after Instagram...
The Prodigy team up with Sleaford Mods for 'Ibiza' video - watch
Bill Ward accuses Ozzy Osbourne of making 'false claims, elitist comments and rude...
Blur share new song 'My Terracotta Heart' and reveal Record Store Day plans
Alice Glass hits out at Ethan Kath's decision to continue Crystal Castles without her
Former Rolling Stones member Bill Wyman to release first solo album in 33 years
Matt Skiba on Blink-182 plans: 'We are hopeful to do more stuff in the future'
Miley Cyrus recording with Flaming Lips and Ariel Pink
Green Day joined by Rancid's Tim Armstrong at first US gig in two years
Faith No More debut new songs live in Vancouver - watch
Giorgio Moroder reveals Sia collaboration as he details first album for 30 years 'Déjà...
Multiple injuries reported as Twin Shadow tourbus crashes
Tame Impala say new song ''Cause I'm A Man' is 'about how weak men...
The Prodigy: 'Going onstage is like going into battle'
Major Lazer share 'Night Riders' featuring Pusha T and 2 Chainz - listen
Catfish And The Bottlemen document live show in 'Homesick' video - watch
Jay Z and Jack White are personally calling Tidal subscribers
Woman faces prison for selling fake Glastonbury tickets
Chris Brown shares first photos of daughter Royalty
Lady Gaga launches 'Emotional Revolution' youth scheme

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM