On Cher's New Single: "This Song Will Definitely be Played at My Funeral"

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Nov. 16 2010 4:24 PM

On Cher's New Single: "This Song Will Definitely be Played at My Funeral"

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Cher has a new song called "

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," which is part of the soundtrack for her new movie,

Burlesque,

in which she plays a retired dancer/club owner/potential tormentor of Christina Aguilera. It is an inspirational belter, in which the diva sings lyrics like, "I've been pushed past the point of breaking, but I can take it!" I bet you five dollars that it will be played during the hill portion of my next spin class, but one YouTube

: "This song? will definitely be played at my funeral." You haven't seen the last of that dead guy! Song below. (via

)

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