Inside BAFTA winner Jane McDonald’s new album


Jane’s new album ‘Cruising with Jane McDonald’ includes 13 songs all of which have been performed on her BAFTA winning Channel 5 TV series Cruising With Jane McDonald. The album is packed with hit songs like Club Tropicana, Let It Go, Vienna, Something Inside So Strong and California Dreamin’.

Jane rocketed to stardom in 1998 when she first appeared on our screens in the BBC1 docu-soap The Cruise. The series attracted 13 million viewers and Jane McDonald emerged as a star and household name. Her first album outsold her nearest rivals by four to one and gained Jane a place in the Guinness Book Of Records. The self-titled record remained at number 1 for three weeks and achieved platinum status staying in the Top 10 for 8 weeks. Each of Jane’s subsequent 4 major albums have all reached gold and silver status. 2009 saw the first album release under her own label. Simply titled ‘Jane’ it entered the Official UK Album Chart at Number 7 and achieved silver status within 6 weeks.

Jane has built up a phenomenal theatre audience, performing incredible live concerts across the United Kingdom and Ireland selling out the Royal Albert Hall and the London Palladium twice. Jane has also played to a sold out audience at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, a concert that was filmed for DVD and went on to become an instant hit in the charts leading the Mayor of Las Vegas to present Jane with the ‘Key To the City’. Jane was a regular panelist on the hit daytime show Loose Women and a regular guest on The Alan Titchmarch Show. Other TV highlights include, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, This Morning, GMTV and The Jonathan Ross Show. Now she has two new series on Channel 5 – Cruising with Jane McDonald which begins Friday 8th June at 9pm and Jane McDonald & Friends.