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Kelly Clarkson's "My Life Would Suck Without You" Hits Radio

January 13, 2009 11:30 AM ET

Although it wasn't slated to hit radio until January 19th, Kelly Clarkson's "My Life Would Suck Without You" debuted this morning on New York Top 40 station Z100. As you would expect from Clarkson's glossy, lollipop-embracing new look, as well as the "I Kissed a Girl" production tag team of Max Martin and Dr. Luke, "My Life Would Suck" is straight-up pop. The opening chords are reminiscent of "Since U Been Gone," but the track soon cascades into an avalanche of synths and a steady beat as Clarkson sings on the chorus " 'Cause we belong together now, Forever united here somehow, You got a piece of me, And honestly, My life would suck without you."

Kelly's not taking any risks this time around: The song has all the characteristics of a surefire radio hit. Like the track or not, there's no denying Clarkson's voice sounds great as she looks to reclaim her pop princess throne. You can have a listen at the Elvis Duran's Z100 Morning Show Website, who like to embed the phrase "Music On Demand" into their streams.

Of course, the track is the first single from Kelly's upcoming album All I Ever Wanted, (not Masquerade as previously reported) due in stores March 17th. Meanwhile, Amazon has posted January 16th as the release date for "My Life Would Suck." Talking about her shiny new looking album cover after a brief brush with Evanescence style, Clarkson blogged, "it’s very colorful and they have definitely photo-shopped the crap out of me but i don't care haha! whoever she is, she looks great."

Related Stories:

Kelly Clarkson Reveals "All I Ever Wanted" Album Cover, Amazon Previews First Single
Kelly Clarkson Reveals Glossy New Look for March Album "Masquerade"
Kelly Clarkson's New Single "My Life Would Suck Without You" Hits Radio January 19th

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