Kelly Clarkson To Release ‘Stronger’ Album
Kelly Clarkson is to release her fifth album ‘Stronger’ on October 25, the 29 year old actress and songwriter revealed.
Clarkson, winner of two Grammy awards said the new album is a concept one, the songs being interdependently linked to each other. ‘You Love Me’ and ‘Mr. Know It All’ are the only songs that have already been released. The project features at the same time a duet with Jason Aldean for the song ‘Don’t You Wanna Stay’.
“This album was influenced by Prince, Tina Turner, Sheryl Crow, Radiohead and there’s a little bit of a country vibe/influence on a couple of songs,” said the song writer earlier this year. Also, the album has plenty of pop-rock, dance and pop influences.
Kelly Clarkson released her first album ‘Thankful’ back in 2003 and has come up with three more ever since. ‘Breakaway’ was released just one year later, while ‘My December’ and ‘All I Ever Wanted’ came in 2007 and 2009 respectively.
The previous album included several collaborations with song-writers Ryan Tedder, max Martin, Howard Benson and Dr. Luke. Clarkson managed to sell more than 250,000 copies of ‘All I Ever Wanted’ only in the first week.
Song ‘My Life Would Suck Without You’ climbed top of the Billboard Hot 100 after just one week, becoming the first American Idol winner to reach number one in UK.
The new album includes: ‘Mr. Know It All’, ‘What Doesn’t Kill You (Stronger), ‘Dark Side’, ‘Honestly’, ‘You Love Me’, ‘Einstein’, ‘Standing In Front Of You’, ‘ Hello’, ‘The War Is Over’, ‘Let Me Down’, ‘You Can’t Win’ and ‘Breaking Your Own Heart’.