Susan returns to Scotland after American album launch

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By Cara Sulieman

A WINDSWEPT Susan Boyle breezed back into Scotland yesterday (Wed) after making a flying visit to America to launch her debut album.

And with her first disc ‘I Dreamed A Dream’ already going down a storm in the charts, SuBo said the outlook had never looked sunnier.

Sheltering from rain and gales with her trademark hair protected by a hood, she wandered around her locals shops almost unnoticed at first back in her West Lothian hometown of Blackburn.

Sporting a bright red scarf – complete with a badge of her pet cat Pebbles – she was eventually stopped by overjoyed friends and school children keen to welcome the star back home.

“Brilliant”

But she admitted her new jet-set lifestyle had left her a little bleary eyed.

Smiling Susan, 48, said: “I got back from America this morning and am a little jet lagged. New York was absolutely brilliant.”

Asked how promoting the new album was going, she grinned broadly, and said: “I hope everyone likes it.”

The Britain’s Got Talent performer protected herself from the elements with a light cream waterproof jacket.

But there was no hiding her new found celebrity when she was spotted by school kids eager to take her picture on their phones.

Breaking records

Despite looking tired, the star still took her time to talk to the kids, before walking home in the rain.

SuBo sold more than 130,000 copies of her album in the first day when it was released on Monday.

The Britain’s Got Talent Star is also widely rumoured to be outstripping the rest of the week’s top five albums combined.

If she sells more than 363,735 copies by Sunday – she will go down in history as having the fastest selling debut album in UK history.

The record was previously set by the Arctic Monkeys’ when they released ‘Whatever People Say I Am’ in January 2006.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Dear Susan, I love ,love,love your new album.. It’s Fantasic!!!! You should be very proud because you have made some many people happy. I hope you had a nice time in NYC. I was not able to go in person, ( my heart and soul was there in spirit) but I watched you on TV . Please get some much needed rest and we (the USA) look forward to your return soon. My cat Zippy who is Queen of my house sends xxxooo to Pebbles. :O) I hope that you will someday visit my Great State of Virginia . God Bless you. Love, Leslie from Virginia. Happy Thanksgiving and Merry Christmas 2009.

  2. I’m happy to see UK media writing nice articles about Susan for a change that are not complete fabricated gossip. Hope the others follow suit. She deserves to be treated right, especially in her own country. The USA loves you Susan, and so does the rest of the world.

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