|Single by Annie Lennox|
|from the album A Christmas Cornucopia|
|Released||12 October 2010|
|Format||CD single, digital download|
|Genre||Christmas, pop, soul|
|Annie Lennox singles chronology|
"Universal Child" is a single by Scottish recording artist Annie Lennox, released worldwide on 12 October 2010 on Island Records. It is the lead single from her fifth studio album, A Christmas Cornucopia.
"Universal Child" was released digitally on 12 October 2010.
In August 2010, Lennox signed a new contract with Island Records in the UK and Decca Records in the US (both part of the Universal Music Group). Her first release was a Christmas album entitled A Christmas Cornucopia, issued 15 November 2010. The album is a collection of Lennox's interpretations of traditional festive songs such as "Silent Night" and "The First Noel", along with one new composition, "Universal Child", which was released as a download-only single on 13 October 2010. Lennox had previously showcased the song on the American Idol Gives Back TV show in April 2010. She also performed the song live for several TV audiences during the week of the album's release in November. These included The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Dancing With The Stars. She sang the song "Angels from the Realms of Glory" from the album for the TNT special Christmas in Washington.
- "Universal Child" (Radio edit)
- "Universal Child" – 4:14
|UK Singles Charts||88|
- "Annie Lennox : Default : Universal Child (E-Single)". Deccarecords-us.com. Retrieved 2011-01-01.
- DeGeneres, Ellen (Host); Bocelli, Andrea (Performer); Carey, Mariah (Performer); Cosgrove, Miranda (Performer); Maxwell (Performer); Morrison, Matthew (Performer); Lennox, Annie (Performer) (2010-12-17). "Christmas in Washington 2010". Christmas in Washington. TNT.