'Lizzie McGuire' Star Debuts With Holiday Set
Hilary Duff, star of the Disney Channel series "Lizzie McGuire," will release her debut album, "Santa Claus Lane," tomorrow (Oct. 15) via Buena Vista Records. The 10-track holiday-themed album featureHilary Duff, star of the Disney Channel series "Lizzie McGuire," will release her debut album, "Santa Claus Lane," tomorrow (Oct. 15) via Buena Vista Records. The 10-track holiday-themed album features a mix of original songs and traditional favorites, as well as guest appearances by Christina Milian and Lil' Romeo.
Milian duets with Duff on the new song "I Heard Santa on the Radio," while Romeo raps his way through "Tell Me a Story (About the Night Before)." Another track, "Same Old Christmas," features the actress-turned-singer's older sister, actress Haylie Duff.
The title track of Duff's album also appears on Walt Disney Records' "Radio Disney Holiday Jams 2," also due tomorrow. That 14-track collection boasts such well known holiday tracks as Jose Feliciano's "Feliz Navidad" and Gene Autry's "Here Comes Santa Claus," as well as "Christmas Time" by the Backstreet Boys, B2K's version of "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town," and the A*Teens' "I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday."
Earlier this year, Duff contributed the track "I Can't Wait" to Walt Disney Records' "Lizzie McGuire" soundtrack, as well as a take on "Tiki Tiki Room" to the label's "Disneymania," which also featured songs by Christina Aguilera, Smash Mouth, and Usher.
Next year, Duff will enter a studio to record a pop album. 2003 will also see her star in a "Lizzie McGuire" movie, and the upcoming feature films "Agent Cody Banks" (MGM) and "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen" (New Line Cinema).