John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John drop new music vid
December 5th, 2012
04:52 PM ET

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John drop new music vid

Just when we thought the highlight of our celebrity holiday playlist was going to be Mariah Carey singing on "Fallon," John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John have dropped a new seasonal gem.

The "Grease" duo have released an original single from their holiday album, "This Christmas," called "I Think You Might Like It." It's been described as a sequel track to their 1978 duet, "You're The One That I Want."

Considering that "I Think You Might Like It" is also written by John Farrar, who penned You're The One That I Want," it follows that the music video would lean on "Grease" references.

There's a retro ride and some line-dancing that seems to be inspired by Danny Zuko and Sandy Olsen's sizzling meet-up at the end of the film.

Travolta and Newton-John wanted "This Christmas" to be the "audio equivalent" of a Christmas TV special and also features Barbra Streisand, Kenny G, Cliff Richard and Tony Bennett, among others.

Proceeds from the album, which was released in November, will go towards Travolta and Newton-John's respective charities.


Filed under: Music

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  1. stephanie

    This is a blast from the past, how cool!!! And it's sad that so many people criticize the album. It's done for those who need it and such effort should always be applauded. Moreover, Christmas is approaching and the songs of these great singers can only rekindle the memories most of us have from the days gone by when Grease was so popular. I hope they'll play the songs during this year's Christmas market in Vancouver to remind us of those days.

    December 8, 2012 at 1:58 pm | Report abuse |
  2. bumpandgrind

    a hairy fellow

    December 7, 2012 at 2:53 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Slocala

    A lot of John Travolta haters out there – so his religious beliefs may be a little weird, the video may be a little cheesy, and I don't even want to speculate on the whole hair issue – but he spends A LOT of his millions to help those in need the community he calls home. He may live in an expensive home, in a private subdivision with it's own airstrip, but he shops at WalMart, eats at Denny's and is as down to earth and as nice a person as any other regular joe.

    December 7, 2012 at 2:45 pm | Report abuse |
  4. we had so much fun today

    have you ever been voted for anything?

    December 7, 2012 at 2:14 pm | Report abuse |
  5. JAIL HOUSE ROCK

    you like that song don't you...i do too...

    December 7, 2012 at 2:12 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Red Pison

    Is this the new trololol song?

    December 7, 2012 at 2:10 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Will.iM.Not

    oh no...the song...its...stuck in my head! SOMEBODY HELP ME!!! PLEASE!!! ARRRRRRRGGHHHH!!! ...gurble gurble gurble....

    December 7, 2012 at 12:32 pm | Report abuse |
  8. BUMPANDGRIND

    I love florida...i can let loose when i'm out there..

    December 7, 2012 at 9:17 am | Report abuse |
  9. PistolPete

    It looks like the video was shot at his house in Ocala, FL. He lives in a subdivision that has a runway for his and others' aircraft.

    December 7, 2012 at 9:15 am | Report abuse |
  10. WW

    I'm old enough to remember when these two were heart throbs. And she is still beautiful and can sing beautifully. He doesn't sing as well anymore. Probably because he had a vocal coach in the past who made his voice passable. I've heard some of these songs and they are awful at best. And man does he look ridiculous on the cover. He never had jet black hair, so why is he trying to pull it off now with that awful hair piece and dyed black eyebrows? The video is a bit odd. Olivia would have been better off releasing this album by herself and let him sing on one or two songs. This may be the ONLY time I've wished auto tune had been used. However, kudos to them both for donating all the money from the album to charity.

    December 7, 2012 at 8:50 am | Report abuse |
  11. another day of me me me...

    if you can see me get up real close to the screen while i put my ass in front of it.

    December 7, 2012 at 7:04 am | Report abuse |
  12. tibbar

    Put that hair piece on a rocket and shoot it into space

    December 7, 2012 at 6:39 am | Report abuse |
  13. its all about me me me

    everyday....good morning bigjohn

    December 7, 2012 at 6:03 am | Report abuse |
  14. John and Olivia(thumbs down)

    other then their pack who really watches these two...

    December 7, 2012 at 5:35 am | Report abuse |
  15. ChiefTrapTop

    they are useless.

    December 7, 2012 at 5:34 am | Report abuse |
  16. mastmind

    This is the one of the worst songs I have heard in years. If I were the videographer I would be ashamed of myself because it looks like a 10 year old filmed it (maybe they did). This is utterly useless and uninspiring.

    December 7, 2012 at 5:31 am | Report abuse |
  17. TrapTop

    john and olivia doing nothing

    December 7, 2012 at 4:53 am | Report abuse |
  18. davidintel

    Scientologists scare me, it's that insane look they always have on their faces.

    December 7, 2012 at 4:08 am | Report abuse |
  19. NanookoftheNorth

    I like the video. Nice touch to add the real families !

    December 7, 2012 at 2:52 am | Report abuse |
  20. Culpepper

    Is that "Hair In A Can" from Ronco he has on his head ?

    December 6, 2012 at 10:43 pm | Report abuse |
  21. Columbo

    Nice Hairpiece Johnny!

    December 6, 2012 at 9:15 pm | Report abuse |
  22. Eddie Haskell

    Terrible!!

    December 6, 2012 at 9:11 pm | Report abuse |
  23. Jake in GA

    LMAO. Let's see here. Overindulgent "has been" star? Check. Cult member who does not believe in CHRISTmas? Check. Stupid song written for star to fit his ego? Check. A couple of minutes of my life that I wish I could get back? Check I recommend that you donate the money that you would have spent directly to a charity

    December 6, 2012 at 8:47 pm | Report abuse |
  24. Timmy

    Is he cross-eyed in that photo? or maybe he's making me cross=eyed.

    December 6, 2012 at 8:41 pm | Report abuse |
  25. revolting peasant

    I hope beavis and butthead cover this one

    December 6, 2012 at 7:16 pm | Report abuse |
  26. monkey

    Chimps rip off the face and genitalia of their owners... food for thought! Call me maybe!!

    December 6, 2012 at 7:03 pm | Report abuse |
  27. Scientology is NOT a Church!

    Quite amusing that John, being a member of a Cult, not a Church, is part of a CHRISTMAS CD!

    December 6, 2012 at 6:21 pm | Report abuse |
  28. Belarius Marek

    I just threw up in my mouth.. TWICE!!

    December 6, 2012 at 5:41 pm | Report abuse |
  29. Matt

    Wow... Grease, footloose and people with too much money come together in one great xmas video. How grand?

    December 6, 2012 at 5:40 pm | Report abuse |
  30. Debbie

    Reading this board makes me think I've entered the twilight zone

    December 6, 2012 at 5:25 pm | Report abuse |
  31. MSuken

    I still find her attractive. Have no idea what to think of him.

    December 6, 2012 at 5:12 pm | Report abuse |
  32. DonnaB

    You're all talking about John, but look at Olivia. Her face and lips are so botoxed out, it really doesn't look like her. Although her voice is still amazing.
    Come on folks, they had a good time; it's all for charity.

    December 6, 2012 at 5:06 pm | Report abuse |
  33. Uniblob

    He is probably the strangest looking person I have ever seen. Can you be so freaked out about losing your hair, that you would be willing to wear that berber carpet on your head? That is somehow better?

    December 6, 2012 at 4:45 pm | Report abuse |
    • ohsnap

      The only good thing about this video is Oliva Newton-John's FAB car.

      December 6, 2012 at 5:33 pm | Report abuse |
  34. TomGI

    John Travolta for Ronco GLH9 hair paint

    December 6, 2012 at 4:45 pm | Report abuse |
  35. Slappy_McGiggles

    She looks good, he looks scary.

    December 6, 2012 at 4:35 pm | Report abuse |
  36. LB

    Because nothing spreads holiday cheer in a down economy better than watching a guy in his own private jet land on his own private airfield and deliver gifts in his $100k classic Thunderbird.

    December 6, 2012 at 4:19 pm | Report abuse |
  37. Joe citizen abroad

    Is it just me, or do they look like muppets on that album cover photo?

    December 6, 2012 at 4:19 pm | Report abuse |
  38. FFOGHORN

    OMG, John and Olivia Fig Newton, the Mayans were right!!!

    December 6, 2012 at 4:18 pm | Report abuse |
  39. Andrew

    No, really guys – you don't have to have actual hot chocolate. We'll photoshop it in later.

    December 6, 2012 at 4:10 pm | Report abuse |
  40. Andrew

    I like Travolta's physics-defying hot chocolate.

    December 6, 2012 at 4:09 pm | Report abuse |
  41. ANOTHEREYEATTACHED.

    lindsey lohan crappy at computers. thank god she never went into computers.

    December 6, 2012 at 3:50 pm | Report abuse |
  42. Yea we hear

    john and olivia are made fun of all the time....

    December 6, 2012 at 3:48 pm | Report abuse |
  43. DR

    This was made fun of on the Onion! http://www.theonion.com/video/john-travolta-olivia-newtonjohn-christmas-album-pl,30370/

    December 6, 2012 at 3:46 pm | Report abuse |
  44. Beek

    i hear he has a huge beek

    December 6, 2012 at 3:42 pm | Report abuse |
  45. Dale

    I wonder, are John Travolta's chills still multiplying and he is about to lose control? At his age it is harder to keep control.

    December 6, 2012 at 3:33 pm | Report abuse |
  46. Rock

    She's still hot and he looks like Mr Potatohead

    December 6, 2012 at 3:03 pm | Report abuse |
  47. moribundman

    Is Travolta auditioning for the part of Spock in a Star Trek musical?

    December 6, 2012 at 2:56 pm | Report abuse |
  48. Ever meet a real bull before?

    john and olivia need the experience at least once in their life....

    December 6, 2012 at 2:54 pm | Report abuse |
  49. olivia and john have never

    met a real bull before have they....give them their bottles every 3 hours....all have been warned just in case...bloooo said will help if necessary. now lets go have some fun....

    December 6, 2012 at 2:52 pm | Report abuse |
  50. arrived--

    its not my prize..she makes us look like a million bucks, we are the original bulls..not the new bulls...
    all taken care of lets go inside.

    December 6, 2012 at 2:48 pm | Report abuse |
  51. James

    People are taking this WAY too seriously! They obviously have a great sense of humor and made it a lot of fun, cheese and all! Lighten up, it's all for CHARITY! (And it's a great CD!)

    December 6, 2012 at 2:44 pm | Report abuse |
  52. donlizard

    Wow! No wonder the music industry is at an all time low. That song and video is the worst! What's with Travolta's rubber hair? Sorry John the only one you're fooling is yourself. Next ....

    December 6, 2012 at 2:37 pm | Report abuse |
  53. the cast of grease said they will be right there for us...

    if we need.them....grease is the word man...word up....

    December 6, 2012 at 2:32 pm | Report abuse |
  54. worked out well being in joisey

    my baby is getting her award in 30 minutes...what you getting in 30 minutes...nuttin

    December 6, 2012 at 2:30 pm | Report abuse |
  55. We win awards you do not...

    LM is number 1-you are dust.

    December 6, 2012 at 2:29 pm | Report abuse |
  56. we don't know who it is....but we iz darn close

    now go blog nice before you poop in your pants again.

    December 6, 2012 at 2:27 pm | Report abuse |
  57. john travolta is a putz...

    and olivia needs her bottle every 3 hours...

    December 6, 2012 at 2:26 pm | Report abuse |
  58. we know you dont care that is why

    we always WIN.

    December 6, 2012 at 2:24 pm | Report abuse |
  59. We win you lose...

    get moving...

    December 6, 2012 at 2:15 pm | Report abuse |
  60. cheef has been spoken too....

    any lies come out...Soooooooooooooooooooooooooo–has the ip been sent in?

    December 6, 2012 at 2:13 pm | Report abuse |
  61. Olivia didn't have her bottle yet....

    poor Olivia

    December 6, 2012 at 2:12 pm | Report abuse |
  62. Done...anything happens.

    we sooooooooooo....

    December 6, 2012 at 2:11 pm | Report abuse |
  63. everyone thought john

    hated women...seem so..

    December 6, 2012 at 2:10 pm | Report abuse |
  64. I agree

    John was always rumored to be a gay man.....

    December 6, 2012 at 2:10 pm | Report abuse |
  65. Poor John and Olivia

    they stink at what they do don't they-

    December 6, 2012 at 2:08 pm | Report abuse |
  66. you have ip problems whoever you are....

    leave the woman alone...understand..but we will let the bloo boys know...heading down...you were very
    informative and stupid like usual...

    December 6, 2012 at 1:54 pm | Report abuse |
  67. I'LL PASS BY I'M IN FUT L00 today

    -

    December 6, 2012 at 1:51 pm | Report abuse |
  68. GOTTA SEARCH WARRANT...

    THEN STFU

    December 6, 2012 at 1:50 pm | Report abuse |
  69. BAD MOVE...

    SHE IS ACCEPTING AWARD...CALL..

    December 6, 2012 at 1:49 pm | Report abuse |
  70. CALL THEM

    REPOSTED - blue boys will get a visit from LLP boys

    Lance D.

    Dire Straits "Money For Nothing" (unedited) – Blue Boys getting the "Red Grease"

    December 6, 2012 at 1:35 pm | Report abuse | Reply

    December 6, 2012 at 1:47 pm | Report abuse |
  71. LET'S CALL JOHN AND OLIVIA'S

    BOYS RIGHT NOW

    December 6, 2012 at 1:46 pm | Report abuse |
  72. DIAPER CHANGE...

    ADDRESS BOY WILL PAY A VISIT TO HACKER BOYS AND

    STFU....

    December 6, 2012 at 1:45 pm | Report abuse |
  73. REPOSTED --- blue boys will get a visit from LLP boys

    Lance D.

    Dire Straits "Money For Nothing" (unedited) – Blue Boys getting the "Red Grease"

    December 6, 2012 at 1:35 pm | Report abuse | Reply

    December 6, 2012 at 1:43 pm | Report abuse |
  74. Pete

    She's a MILF. He's just a weirdo.

    December 6, 2012 at 1:40 pm | Report abuse |
  75. christine

    DORKY.LOL.THIS IS WEIRD!!!!!!!

    December 6, 2012 at 1:37 pm | Report abuse |
  76. Lance D.

    Dire Straits "Money For Nothing" (unedited) - Blue Boys getting the "Red Grease"

    December 6, 2012 at 1:35 pm | Report abuse |
  77. what in the...

    Hold on. Wasn't he just trying to convince people he WASN'T gay??

    December 6, 2012 at 1:21 pm | Report abuse |
  78. I am blind and deaf help me

    That was frikking AWESOME

    December 6, 2012 at 1:12 pm | Report abuse |
  79. doh

    Christmas video, flaunting the private jet, the expensive antique car, the multimillion dollar home... just more commercial noise.

    December 6, 2012 at 12:49 pm | Report abuse |
  80. maggotfist

    Wow, imagine teh money he is spending on plastic surgery to look like THAT. Poor guy.

    December 6, 2012 at 12:44 pm | Report abuse |
  81. joe

    The cinematography is amazing.

    December 6, 2012 at 12:27 pm | Report abuse |
  82. GinaBonBon

    wow. that was awful!!

    December 6, 2012 at 12:12 pm | Report abuse |
  83. Rod

    On what planet is that called hair ?? Be bald already !!

    December 6, 2012 at 12:09 pm | Report abuse |
  84. Gia

    OMG, he is disgusting...I can't even look at him. And this video is beyond cheesy and ridiculous. I love ONJ, but I think she's sunk to an all time low hooking back up with this freak.

    December 6, 2012 at 12:06 pm | Report abuse |
  85. Mike

    He's part of the church of scientology, what's he doing celebrating christmas? :o
    My religion killed my child...who I am? Who who who?

    December 6, 2012 at 11:49 am | Report abuse |
  86. Dave

    Were Elton John and Frank Ocean unavailable? At least they are out of the closet.

    December 6, 2012 at 11:48 am | Report abuse |
  87. Cynthia Repsher

    What does Lindsey Lohan got to do with Travolta and Newton-John...I'll tell 'ya...ABSOLUTLY NOTHING!!! So stick to the topic,be polite about it,or shut the heck up!! After all this is the holiday season we are in,I hope.People are so rude here and negative.I'm sick of it,just sick of it!! Either post something nice here about Olivia and John or shut up!

    December 6, 2012 at 11:44 am | Report abuse |
  88. Gotta go...

    have a great afternoon.

    December 6, 2012 at 11:32 am | Report abuse |
  89. shortbus

    i keep waiting for the punch line

    December 6, 2012 at 11:31 am | Report abuse |
  90. DiaperChange...

    i love the picture of my JT @ ONJ the cd is cute...i will play it christmas eve and my cousin asked me to bring it christmas day. lol

    December 6, 2012 at 11:30 am | Report abuse |
  91. Church of Craptology

    Two shallow, plastic, phony people, shilling for more of the tone-deaf public's money. I guess they haven't amassed enough during their mostly successful careers and feel the need, once again, to fleece the rubes. And what in hell is with the sprayed on hair?

    Anyone who thinks that this tripe is "music" isn't too damn bright, that's for sure.

    December 6, 2012 at 11:26 am | Report abuse |
    • Eman De'Riuqer

      What are you TALKING ABOUT?!? Her hair doesn't really look sprayed on THAT much...

      Oh, you meant HIM? That's supposed to be... hair? I thought that was a cap to keep his skull together after that fruity little club he joined cut off the back of his skull and scooped most of his brains out. Wow. That's supposed to be... hair. Now I think I HAVE seen everything.

      So wait, does that mean they DIDN'T scoop out his brains? Then what did they do, suck them out of his ears with a vacuum? Like THAT'S possible, shyuh, right.

      December 16, 2012 at 11:43 pm | Report abuse |
  92. pitt04

    What kind of hair dye is John using now? Bless his heart.

    December 6, 2012 at 11:23 am | Report abuse |
  93. ava...No....

    if your mouth was closed it would have been open for quite a few years...

    December 6, 2012 at 11:07 am | Report abuse |
  94. MissFitz

    UBER GAY!!!!!!!!!

    December 6, 2012 at 11:03 am | Report abuse |
  95. James

    People are taking this WAY too seriously! They had one day to shoot a video and obviously have a great sense of humor and made it a lot of fun, cheese and all! Lighten up, it's all for CHARITY! (And it's a great CD!)

    December 6, 2012 at 10:25 am | Report abuse |
  96. Yea

    and i hear olivia newton-john still gets laid–good girl

    December 6, 2012 at 10:17 am | Report abuse |
  97. The Next Movie?

    I would love to see another movie with the pair in it. Perhaps set at a high-school reunion or something...
    would love to see all the "now old" characters in a present day movie.

    December 6, 2012 at 10:16 am | Report abuse |
  98. Jenna

    Please.....after all these years....just get a room !

    December 6, 2012 at 10:05 am | Report abuse |
  99. Jim

    John, can you quit doing whatever the hell it is your doing to your hair. Jeezus, it looks like a snap on lego set type helmet or something. Your old, show it gracefully. Not by pencil coloring it to a fine line. You look absolutely ridiculous. And yes, I'm soooo sure at your age the color of your hair is black as night, charcoal black... C'mon dude.. Get "a touch of grey" hair color or something. Of course, I'm sure you've got to keep that young appearance up for those massage therapist and waiters that your constantly propositioning.

    December 6, 2012 at 9:46 am | Report abuse |
  100. Darlene

    It's a NICE Christmas song and a cute family - remember FAMILY ? video. Just enjoy it or shut up.

    December 6, 2012 at 9:23 am | Report abuse |
  101. There is nothing of interest on this blogging...

    its all the same stuff....i like talking to people...this is a waste i'm leaving the site soon. we're done with
    lindsey anyway....

    December 5, 2012 at 10:59 pm | Report abuse |
  102. beddie bye...

    where are u.

    December 5, 2012 at 10:25 pm | Report abuse |
  103. Awsome CD

    i ordered it for the holidays.

    December 5, 2012 at 8:09 pm | Report abuse |
  104. Rachel

    Can anyone say ROBERT PLANT and ALISON KRAUSS?

    What a spinoff. Geez.

    December 5, 2012 at 6:16 pm | Report abuse |
  105. Ann

    Thankfully things are starting to look pretty bad for Ms Lindsay Lohan. Hopefully she won't be able to weasel out of her troubles this time.

    December 5, 2012 at 5:26 pm | Report abuse |

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