from her album million lights A Million Lights is the third studio album by British recording artist Cheryl, released on 15 June 2012 through Fascination Records. The album was recorded in 2011 and 2012. As the executive producer of the album, Cole enlisted a variety of producers such as Alex da Kid, Calvin Harris, will.i.am, Pantha, Agent X, HyGrade, Dada Life, Jim Beanz, Taio Cruz, Mathias Wollo, The Beamer Boyz, Billy Wes, Electric, Bibi Jones and Dave Munday. Sonically, the album is rooted in pop, dance-pop and R&B, but also incorporates a variety of other genres such as dubstep.
Upon its release, A Million Lights received mainly mixed reviews from music critics, who commended its progression from Cole's previous albums, but were ambivalent towards the mix of genres. The album debuted on the UK Album charts at position two selling 34,934 copies in its first week. A Million Lights also peaked at two on the Ireland album charts and one on the Scottish charts.
Two singles have been released so far from the album. The first single, "Call My Name" was released on 8 June 2012. With only three days of release, "Call My Name" sold a total of 97,000 in the United Kingdom alone, debuting at number one with first week sales of 152,000 and becoming the fastest selling single of 2012, until James Arthur's X-Factor winner's single in December 2012. "Under The Sun" was released 2 September 2012 as the second single from the album. The song peaked at number 13, becoming her sixth solo top-twenty single. "Screw You" was scheduled to be the album's third single, but the release was put on hold indefinitely due to the reunion of Girls Aloud in November 2012.