Louisa Johnson Confesses That She ‘Didn’t Like’ Her X Factor Single

'I didn’t really gel with it that much - everyone knows it wasn’t the best song'

Louisa Johnson has admitted that she wasn’t a huge fan of her X Factor winner’s single.

The 18-year-old singer made her chart debut with a cover of Bob Dylan’s Forever Young last December – but it peaked at #9 and sold just 39,000 copies in its first week.

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Louisa Johnson wowed at The X Factor final

Louisa Johnson became the youngest ever winner of The X Factor last year

Almost a year on, she’s told The Sun: ‘I didn’t really gel with it that much – everyone knows it wasn’t the best song.

‘I didn’t really like it, but it was just one of those things. It got to a higher spot than I thought it was going to get.’

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Louisa Johnson is now back with her debut album (which may be pretty raunchy...)

Louisa Johnson is now back with her debut album (which may be pretty raunchy…)

Despite this initial disappointment, Louisa’s kept her head held high. She’s had a busy year, and is now preparing to release her own material.

Her new single So Good is out on Friday, which she’ll be performing on this weekend’s X Factor results show.

Of course, fans are very excited about it, with Tweets including: ‘@louisa WE CAN’T WAIT!!! ??,’ and: ‘@louisa omg i’m so excited ??.’

And it sounds as though we may be in for a few surprises, with Louisa continuing: ‘There’s definitely a few raunchier songs on the album, but there is stuff for everyone, which I think is really important.

‘None of it’s fake, it’s all very much real. It’s all how I feel, how I act and what I do, but I didn’t get to show that side on The X Factor because it’s a competition and I wanted to get through each week.’

Ooh. We’re excited to see what you have to offer, lady!