Sister Cristina Covers Madonna’s “Like A Virgin”, Preps US Album Release: Watch Her Video & See The Tracklist
Sister Cristina, a 26-year-old Italian nun, became an overnight YouTube sensation when she performed Alicia Keys‘ ballad “No One” on The Voice Italy earlier this year. She went on to win the competition, generating enough interest along the way to land a US deal with Republic Records. The divine diva is now promoting debut album (due November 11) with a cover of Madonna‘s “Like A Virgin”.
My initial reaction to Sister Cristina’s unfortunate song choice was to bathe my ears in holy water but she has her reasons. “I chose ‘Like A Virgin’ because I wanted it to bear witness to God’s power to move all things!” she said in a statement. “I see it as God’s touch, when he called me to a new life, giving me back the purity and dignity of being his Daughter and being Loved by Him.” Ok, sis. Chill. Her interpretation of Madonna’s classic is actually kind of sweet. Watch pop’s coolest nun in action up top and check out her snazzy album cover and tracklist after the jump.
Sister Cristina’s self-titled album’s tracklist:
1. Try 2. Fallin’ Free 3. Like a Virgin 4. Somewhere Only We Know 5. Blessed Be Your Name 6. Fix You 7. No One 8. I Surrender 9. True Colors 10. Price Tag 11. Perto, Longe Ou Depois (Ordinary World) 12. L’Amore Vincerà
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