Louise Redknapp releases new Naked track 20 years later

She enjoyed huge fame with girl group Eternal and as a solo female artist back in the '90s.  

And hoping to recreate her past musical success, Louise Redknapp is set to delight fans with a stripped back version of her top 10 hit Naked, that was first released over 20 years ago in 1996. 

Focusing on her vocal talents amid swirling rumours about her marriage to footballer Jamie Redknapp, the former Strictly Come Dancing star, 43, has been releasing videos of herself revisiting some of her hits and favourite covers in her Metropolis Sessions series. 

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Back to her roots: Louise Redknapp is set to delight fans with a stripped back version of her top 10 hit Naked, that was first released over 20 years ago in 1996

Back to her roots: Louise Redknapp is set to delight fans with a stripped back version of her top 10 hit Naked, that was first released over 20 years ago in 1996

And choosing to end on a high, Louise, who appears to be hiding her left hand in the official still to accompany her new release, has been saving her much-loved track Naked for her final episode in the series, that will see her recreate the '90s hit. 

It will mark the final installment of the series that has seen Louise share several numbers with fans, including a cover of Banks' Waiting Game, her song 2 Faced and a rework of the Eternal classic Stay. 

Speaking of her decision to end on Naked, Louise has said: 'Here’s the one that you have all been waiting for... Naked. Revisiting all these songs was such an emotional journey for me.' 

Back in her hey day! The singer, 43, (above in 2001) had enjoyed success with nine UK top 10 singles and three platinum-selling solo albums; Woman In Me; Naked and Elbow Beach

Back to her best?The release comes as Louise is set make her musical comeback and head on tour once again, all these years later and will include a much-anticipated performance at London's G-A-Y on New Year's Eve
Talent: Louise was also a member of girlband Eternal for two years from 1993-1995 before going solo (pictured in 2000)

Back to her best?The release comes as Louise is set make her musical comeback and head on tour once again, all these years later and will include a much-anticipated performance at London's G-A-Y on New Year's Eve

She admitted that finding the perfect arrangement for the song hadn't been easy, especially as she hasn't sung the track in 15 years, adding: 'I was thinking, "How the hell do we make this one work?"' 

The release comes as Louise is set make her musical comeback and head on tour once again, all these years later and will include a much-anticipated performance at London's G-A-Y on New Year's Eve

She had enjoyed success back in her hey day with nine UK top 10 singles and three platinum-selling solo albums; Woman In Me; Naked and Elbow Beach.

Her plans to hit the road once more come amid mounting speculation over her 19-year marriage to Jamie. 

Going it alone: Her plans to hit the road once more come amid mounting speculation over her 19-year marriage to husband Jamie Redknapp, 44

Going it alone: Her plans to hit the road once more come amid mounting speculation over her 19-year marriage to husband Jamie Redknapp, 44

Drama: The couple have been plagued by swirling rumours their relationship has come to an end and according to reports, Louise has since filed the official paperwork on her divorce

Drama: The couple have been plagued by swirling rumours their relationship has come to an end and according to reports, Louise has since filed the official paperwork on her divorce

For months now, the couple have been plagued by swirling rumours their relationship has come to an end and according to reports, Louise has since filed the official paperwork on her divorce the former footballer, 44.

Despite still being seen sporting her wedding ring, sources claim Louise has realised there is 'no going back' and is going ahead with the divorce proceedings. 

Her marital woes have been well-publicised, with insiders telling The Sun: 'They have come to a mutual agreement that divorce is the only option. 

All over? Louise has reportedly decided their marriage cannot be saved due to Jamie's resistance to her renewed stint in the limelight - claims he is said to be denying furiously

All over? Louise has reportedly decided their marriage cannot be saved due to Jamie's resistance to her renewed stint in the limelight - claims he is said to be denying furiously

Marital woes: The performer had publicly addressed her split from Jamie two months ago - revealing to the Telegraph she still loves Jamie, but confirmed the pair were living apart while she re-evaluates her life

Marital woes: The performer had publicly addressed her split from Jamie two months ago - revealing to the Telegraph she still loves Jamie, but confirmed the pair were living apart while she re-evaluates her life

Louise has reportedly decided their marriage cannot be saved due to Jamie's resistance to her renewed stint in the limelight - claims he is said to be denying furiously.

Having recently taken on the lead role in a touring production of Cabaret, the insider added: 'Louise tells everyone who will listen that Jamie didn’t like her being back on stage, that he wanted her to be a wife and mum first. But he has told her he is stung by the accusation'.

MailOnline contacted representatives for Jamie and Louise for comment at the time. 

Back on the stage: The beauty had taken a leading role in a touring production of Cabaret earlier this year

Back on the stage: The beauty had taken a leading role in a touring production of Cabaret earlier this year

Addressing the rumours: Louise, who said the hardest part was moving out while still being in love, said: 'He¿s an amazing man and we¿ve had 20 good years together. I know he¿s trying to understand that I do need to do this'

Addressing the rumours: Louise, who said the hardest part was moving out while still being in love, said: 'He’s an amazing man and we’ve had 20 good years together. I know he’s trying to understand that I do need to do this'

Louise publicly addressed her split from Jamie two months ago - revealing to the Telegraph she still loves Jamie, but confirmed the pair were living apart while she re-evaluates her life.

Confessing she felt like a 'Stepford wife' during their twenty-year marriage, Louise admitted she finally felt like she is coming back to who she really is, after a successful appearance on the BBC ballroom show last year.

Louise, who said the hardest part was moving out while still being in love, said: 'He’s an amazing man and we’ve had 20 good years together. I know he’s trying to understand that I do need to do this.'

Admitting that she's not sure what this will do to her marriage, she added: 'I have no idea what is going to happen, all I know is that I fought for this, it’s taken everything, but this is something I need to do – for me.'

Chasing success: Louise admitted she finally felt like she is coming back to who she really is, after a successful appearance on the BBC ballroom show Strictly Come Dancing last year

Chasing success: Louise admitted she finally felt like she is coming back to who she really is, after a successful appearance on the BBC ballroom show Strictly Come Dancing last year