John Legend is releasing a deluxe edition of his holiday album A Legendary Christmas and it will include a new version of the song “Baby It’s Cold Outside” with updated lyrics.
The 40-year-old singer is collaborating with fellow The Voice coach Kelly Clarkson for the new version of the song.
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John and comedian Natasha Rothwell wrote new lyrics to give “Baby It’s Cold Outside” a modern and irreverent narrative. It has long been considered that the holiday tune is a sexist song that is seemingly about a date rape. See the new lyrics below:
- “I really can’t stay (BABY IT’S COLD OUTSIDE)
I’ve gotta go away (I CAN CALL YOU A RIDE.)
This evening has been (SO GLAD THAT YOU DROPPED IN)
So very nice (TIME SPENT WITH YOU IS PARADISE)
My mother will start to worry (I’LL CALL A CAR AND TELL ‘EM TO HURRY)”
Other new tracks on the 18-track album will include “This Christmas,” “My Favorite Things,” and “Christmas in New Orleans.” The deluxe edition of the album will be released on November 8.
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