Dolly Parton and Kelly Clarkson Team Up for Heartbreaking Reimagining of ‘9 to 5’

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To mark the upcoming release of the documentary Still Working 9 to 5, Dolly Parton and Kelly Clarkson featured Parton's beloved 1980 hit song, "9 to 5."

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The iconic comedy film 9 to 5 is reviewed to discuss women's issues within mainstream media culture and its lasting impact on enhancing feminist ideals.

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The Grammy Award-winning singers were assisted on the track reworked by the documentary's executive producer and songwriter Shane McEnly, singer-songwriter Sasha Alex Sloan and producer King Henry.

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The song transforms the original country-coloured anthem into a suppressed, dreamy pop ballad that evokes the pain and struggle within Parton's lyrics.

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"No one sings like Kelly Clarkson," Parton said in a statement about the track. "She makes any song come alive. I love his voice on '9 Se 5' and I am very proud that I got to sing with him. "

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In a separate statement, Clarkson also expressed excitement over collaborating with the county music legend. "I am so honoured that Dolly asked me to re-imagine this iconic song, '9 Se 5'!

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Still Working 9 to 5 will reunite the stars of the 1980s film — including Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dabney Coleman — and will also feature actress Rita Moreno, who starred in the film-inspired TV sitcom.

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"Who knew that after 42 years, I'm still working from 9 to 5," Parton said when his collaboration with Clarkson was announced last month. "I believed then, and now I believe that every person deserves it.

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I think this documentary shows that the struggle continues and we all need to do our part to help make things better for everyone.

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