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Shirley Bassey Blog

12088411_1067245513294196_159994233899514087_nTeaming up with British vocal harmony trio Blake, Dame Shirley Bassey has recorded her first ever Christmas song and has revealed she would love a Christmas number 1. ‚ÄúBlake-and-Bassey‚ÄĚ have recorded ‚ÄėThe Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)‚Äô and the song will be the soundtrack for the upcoming festive season with soaring strings, swoonsome harmonies and, of course, Dame Shirley‚Äôs distinctive voice. ‚ÄúI would love to have a Christmas number one,‚ÄĚ she revealed at the recording of the single‚Äôs video in a North London studio, alongside Blake‚Äôs Ollie Baines, Humphrey Berney and Stephen Bowman.

Bookmakers William Hill have already taken a sizeable bet on the song claiming the festive top spot, and have slashed the odds from 25/1 ‚Äď 10/1 before the single release was even announced.

Dame Shirley explains how the collaboration came about: “Blake sang Moon River at my 70th birthday party, and then…

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