Multi-ARIA-winner and singer-songwriter Goodrem releases the album today (Friday May 11), as a companion to the upcoming television event Olivia Newton-John: Hopelessly Devoted To You (to be aired on on Channel Seven). Featuring essential songs from across Newton-John’s prestigious career, the album also includes two tracks which Goodrem and Newton-John recorded together: Love is a Gift and Let Me Be There.
On the casting decision, Newton-John said: “I couldn’t think of anyone better to play my life. I respect Delta as a person and as an artist. I love her voice; she has an amazing range, and woah, she does things vocally that just take my breath away.”
Goodrem was similarly full of warmth for Newton-John: “Having Olivia as a friend for all these years has been such an incredible gift,” she said. “From a young age, she was an artist I admired and looked up to.”
Watch Goodrem and Newton-John in the studio together recording Love Is A Gift, below.
I Honestly Love You is out May 11 via Sony.
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