Our favourite cross-Atlantic Finnish superstar Saara Aalto is no stranger to the winter chill, both in her homeland and since skating up a storm in her adopted UK. She’ll be looking to celebrate winter by releasing a new festive collection of songs, including one penned by international pop superstar Kylie Minogue.

Aalto revealed she will release her new EP, titled “Fairytale”, on November 29. The collection of Christmas music will feature the Minogue-written “Every Christmas Day”, which she performed a snippet of to UK’s The Sun. She told the publication:

“To have a song written by one of my idols is just breathtaking. Kylie & I first met at the X Factor finals where we performed together and she was so incredibly lovely. A real superstar.”

Saara has been on a snowy song-release streak, most recently releasing the winter ballad “Starry Skies”. She wrote the song alongside David Sneddon, who has written songs for Lewis Capaldi and Lana Del Rey, among others.

It’s simply a classic Saara track – beautiful, intimate, raw and emotional. Featuring a stripped back guitar intro, Saara sings about her first love, all while freezing in -28 degree weather in her homeland. It’s a love story, delivered in a typically frozen and uniquely Aalto way.

Saara Aalto — “Starry Skies”

The EP and new single closes off a busy year for Saara, having finished third on UK’s Dancing on Ice, while her song “Dance Like Nobody’s Watching” was selected as the official song for Pride In London 2019.

Are you looking forward to enjoying Saara’s new Christmas EP with some eggnog? Let us know in the comments below.

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I’m waiting for this EP and Finnish album! Have been a fan of Saara Aalto for many years , love her music but also her personality !

Fionn
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Fionn

Starry skies is just beautiful can’t wait for the album

Dens&Di
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Dens&Di

I cant wait for this. Im so looking forward to seeing her live in London too at Under The Bridge on 29th November…will be my first time seeing her live x

Saarasmonsters
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Saarasmonsters

Queen Saara!! Can’t wait to see her live in November and December. <3 Super excited about the new EP and Finnish album!<3

ESCFan2009
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My Christmas is SAVED! <3

Suru
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I can’t wait to hear the whole album and this Kylie’s written song. I hope they’ll become hits! Saara is so underrated and talented artist. She deserves to be known worldwide. <3

Kaarina
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Kaarina

Lovely article , thank you so much! <3 Saara is adorable and I hope this song becomes a massive Xmas hit for her! <3 Love the snippet we heard!

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The next logical step would be for Kylie to have a chance at Australia Decides 2020!

NR
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NR

Wonderful news! It’s an early Christmas gift for me. I adore Saara and I’ve been Kylie’s fan since the 80s.

Luc
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Luc

This is great!! I love Saara and I think this song could be a huge Christmas hit. She deserves it!!

Kaarina
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Yes I agree! Love Saara so much and this song sounds just perfect for her!! And for us <3 <3