February 23, 2017  

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John Reunite in Christmas Album

October 2, 2012 (5:24 pm) GMT
'This Christmas' will include an original song performed by the 'Grease' duo as well as Christmas standards by an all-star lineup.
John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John Reunite in Christmas Album

"Grease" fans may scream in glee for and are reuniting for a holiday album called "This Christmas". The on-screen couple sing in an original song called "I Think You Might Like It" which is described in the release as "the sequel to 'You're the One That I Want' ", written by John Farrar, who also penned the famous 1978 "Grease" duet.

"From the moment we decided to to this, magic happened," Travolta said in a statement. "Everyone we contacted agreed to do it." The idea came out after Newton-John sent a Christmastime text message to Travolta to remind him that "You're the One..." had "just become the best-selling duet in pop music history."

The actor explained, "My desire was to make 'This Christmas' an intimate album, not something too ostentatious or showy. I wanted people to be able to play it around the house or in the car during the holidays, and make us part of your celebration." Newton-John added, "We all felt a wonderful, joyful energy while recording this album. We want to make a lot of people smile and happy."

The album, which will be released on November 13, also features all-star line-up including , , and . Proceeds from the album will benefit Jett Travolta Foundation and the Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Nicole Scherzinger Goes Underwear Free in Dazzling Dress at BRIT Awards After-Party
  2. 'This Is Us' to Bring Back Ron Cephas Jones in Season 2 After That Emotional Road Trip
  3. Gigi and Bella Hadid Go Vampy for Milan Fashion Week
  4. NBC's 'Taken' Opening Scene Reveals How Bryan Mills' Sister Is Murdered
  5. Wham! and Chris Martin Pay Tribute to George Michael at BRIT Awards
  6. Tom Cruise Reportedly Ready to Reconnect With Daughter Suri After Years Apart
  7. Hugh Jackman Rules Out Wolverine/Deadpool Movie
  8. 'Glee' Alum Lauren Potter's Engagement Called Off