If like me, you simply cannot get enough of Cheryl Cole, then this behind the scenes video from her new single Under The Sun is sure to excite and thrill.

Under the Sun will be released on September 10 and following the release of the track’s video, which sees Cheryl strutting her stuff like a retro sex goddess, the Geordie songstress has released this behind-the-scenes look, showing us exactly what went in to making the video.

Anthony Mandler, who also directed Cheryl’s video for Call My Name says he envisioned Cheryl as a 50s Sophia Loren-type character and Cheryl was more than pleased with the result. She explained,

“To be honest, when I recorded this song, this is not the vision I would have had, but I loved working with Anthony on the last video and when I read his treatment I got exactly where he was coming from. This is the point where you have to trust in amazing people who are incredible at what they do and say, ‘I believe in your treatment’, which is what I have done.”

LOVING IT. Watched the end result here.

Heart palpitations, repetitive use of superlative adjectives and general gasps of unrelenting appreciation – they all can only mean one thing – CHERYL HAS A NEW VIDEO.

Her new video for “Under the Sun” which is the singer’s 2nd single from her third studio album A Million Lights sees Cheryl parading around a street in a 50s-style get up, drawing gasps from onlookers and she struts her stuff.

The retro vid is completely different from all of her previous videos and with diners, jukeboxes and RAIN, this is Cheryl’s sexist video yet!!

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Cheryl releases “Under the Sun” pics – Jamie Tuohy

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As everybody knows, Under the Sun will be Cheryl’s 2nd single from her hugely successful third solo album A Million Lights and Chezza has been busy filming the video for the super-catchy tune. To be honest, it’s not as if I need a reason to post about the Geordie pop princess, but when she releases exclusive photos from her new video shoot, it simply cannot be ignored.

The few shots that have been released so far, show Cheryl looking like a 60s sex-kitten, sauntering around an American diner and writhing with all her glorious suggestion against a car. LOVE IT.

Directed by Anthony Mandler, the suburban video promises to capture a world where appearances can often disguise reality. And we don’t have that long to wait to see the video either, as it’s premiering next Thursday, July 26!

No more words are needed. There have only been a few pictures released, but here they are thus far:

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“Under the Sun” will be Cheryl’s next single – Jamie Tuohy

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It’s no secret that I am a massive fan of pop princess Cheryl Cole, or Cheryl, as she’s now dropped the ‘Cole’ from her name (and probably just at the right time, given England’s Euro 2012 performance last night!). So much so, that when we found out that the Geordie singer’s next single off her new album A Million Lights will be the uber-catchy “Under the Sun”, we just had to tell you guys about it.

The popstar, who achieved her third No.1 single last week with the album’s debut track “Call My Name”, took to her Twitter account to inform her ‘soliders’ that she was in video rehearsal for “Under the Sun” and this was followed up by an official announcement on the star’s website. Cheryl is recording the video today and fans can expect the new song to follow in the successful footsteps of “Call My Name”, which was the biggest-selling single of 2012 so far.

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 “Under the Sun” is like a melodic chant that lulls you into a paradisiacal island where Cheryl will happily give literal meaning to the song’s title and sing to you under glistening rays. Okay, maybe I’m going slightly overboard, but this track is definitely one of the best on the album. A Million Lights itself, is a natural progression for Cheryl,  as it guides her further along the path she had built during her last two albums – taking all those feisty lyrics and upbeat dance rhythms, but mixing them with fresh new sounds such as dub-step.

While the starlet was knocked off the top spot by Maroon 5 with their first UK No. 1 single “Payphone” and was beaten to No.1 in the album charts by Justin Bieber’s new offering (seriously?), Cheryl isn’t disappointed. She tweeted, “Wow.. What a day/week single and Album both no2 this week..:D!! Thank you so much. Love you loads *bbmhugface*#grouphug #SoldierPower

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As she gears up for the release of “Under the Sun” and preparations are in full swing for her arena tour, 2012 looks set to be Cheryl’s most successful year yet. I can’t wait for her tour to hit Dublin and finally get a chance to meet the singer and ask her those burning questions! Free tonight Cheryl?

“Under the Sun” was produced by Alex Da Kid, who has worked with Nicki Minaj, Eminem and Rihanna, to name but a few and it will be released on September 10th

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I’ve been an absent blogger for the last week as I was tanning (and slightly burning) under the Spanish sun and boy did I miss a lot of Cheryl-related news while I was outstretched by the pool.

The news of Cheryl’s FIRST EVER SOLO TOUR came to be by a text update from Cheryl’s website (standard), which was followed by momentary breathlessness as I thought tickets for the Irish leg of the tour were going on sale while I was out of the country. Thankfully, the hyperventilating was in vain, as the tickets aren’t going on sale until next week. Naturally, I shall be going and doing my best to meet the Geordie starlet.

Not only did I miss such a MASSIVE (dramatic, I know) announcement, but the Irish release of A Million Lights also happened during my absence. From the moment I stepped off that plane this morning and secured myself a reliable WiFi connection, I hastily downloaded Cheryl’s new album and listened to each track as if I were gorging on my first meal since returning from a year long penance in the Kerguelen Islands. I was excited, to say the least.

The album is undoubtedly Cheryl’s best work and is a natural progression from 3 Words and Messy Little Raindrops. It guides Cheryl further along the path she had built during her last two albums – taking all those feisty lyrics and upbeat dance rhythms, but mixing them with fresh new sounds such as dub-step.

Cheryl’s previous solo efforts have been based around floor-fillers and dance numbers, and while A Million Lights certainly sticks to Cheryl’s winning formula, it also encompasses more ballads, giving the album a more personal and grown-up vibe. Having listened to all the tracks REPEATEDLY, I have decided that, until my next ‘listening session with Chezza’, “Under the Sun” is my favourite track from the album. It’s like a melodic chant that lulls you into a paradisaical island where Cheryl will happily give literal meaning to the song’s title and sing to you under glistening rays.

With a tour beckoning, a number 1 single and album practically guaranteed (again), it appears that success and Cheryl Cole go hand in hand. Congratulations Cheryl!