LISTEN: Kelly Clarkson’s New Single ‘Catch My Breath’

Kelly Clarkson fans get excited! The songstress has released a new single from her upcoming Greatest Hits – Chapter 1 album.

The tune is called “Catch My Breath” and it showcases the classic Kelly: catchy, up-tempo and empowering.  The dance-ready song is sure to become a hit.

Clarkson wrote the following note on her website about the song: “To celebrate the strength and longevity that my fans, friends, and family have supported me with I wrote this song ‘Catch my Breath’ with one of my best friends that has seen me through everything. This song represents who I’ve been, what I’ve felt, and where I’m headed as not only an artist but as a 30 year old that is now smart enough to know that it’s time to stop, catch my breath, and be proud of not only what has been accomplished but of all the people that have helped me become the woman I am today.”

The woman Clarkson is today is someone who has been in the music industry for over a decade (yup, it really has been 10 years since she was crowned the first ever American Idol winner), released five albums with the upcoming one marking her sixth, and sold millions of records. She has also crossed over genres, beginning with pop/pop rock and trying her hand with country while working with country super stars such as Jason Aldean and Reba McEntire.

Reflecting on her time in the business, the Texas native said “It’s been a decade now since I won American Idol. Sometimes it feels longer because although it has been exciting that was a lot of pressure to have as a 19-year-old girl. To own a company, lead an organization as a business woman, and be able to create music I’m proud of has been tough, but inspiring, for me.”

“Catch My Breath” will be available for digital download Oct. 16, while her CD is out on November 19.