The supremely wondrous, radiant and truly magnificent Annie Lennox recently signed a new record deal with Island Records (part of Universal). Annie fifth studio album and first record for the new label is a collection of Christmas songs entitled ‘A Christmas Cornucopia’, and is due for release in the UK on 15th November.
The twelve track album features eleven traditional carols and festive standards alongside a gorgeously beautiful, heartfelt new composition entitled ‘Universal Child’, which is available to download NOW from all good retailers including iTunes here. Any royalities owed to Annie from the sale of the track will be donated to The Annie Lennox Foundation, which raises money for projects that support and educate women and children in Africa with HIV/AIDS.
‘A Christmas Cornucopia’ appears to be unlike most average Christmas records, and seems to be a genuine labour of love for Annie. In the making-of-the album video featurette below, Annie discusses her passion and excitement for sharing these songs with her audience…
You can pre-order and hear samples ‘A Christmas Cornucopia’ on iTunes here.