Aussie star shares preview of new track, with full version to be revealed on Monday 17 March
Andrew Trendell

15:49 14th March 2014

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Sia has unveiled a short teaser clip of her brand new single 'Chandelier'. Listen to it below. 

It may only be brief, but the track shows huge potential - with soaring vocals and aptly shimmering backing, this could be the song that springboards Sia from a behind-the-scenes genius into a superstar in her own right. 

The full version of the track will be premiered on Monday 17 March, 2014, but for now please enjoy this 10 second clip she uploaded to Youtube today below.  

 Listen to the clip of 'Chandlier' below

Sia confirmed work had finished on her new album in September 2013, and she worked closely with long term collaborator Greg Kurstin on the record. It is currently uncertain whether the 17 March release will be a single or the complete album.

As a solo artist, Sia has released five studio albums, Only See, Healing Is Difficult, Colour The Small One, Some People Have Real Problems and We Are Born.

She has since found fame writing huge hits for the likes of Beyonce, Rihanna, Celine Dion and more of music's biggest stars.

 Below: Sia and the 16 other artists who'll be seriously stepping up in 2014

  • Metronomy: Their brilliant latest single 'Aquarius' shows tantalising promise for upcoming album Love Letters in March. Expect to see these Mercury-nominated stars in pretty massive venues by the end of 2014.

  • Arctic Monkeys: They've already pulled off some incredible achievements in their career, but playing to over 80,000 across two nights at London's huge Finsbury Park sounds like history in the making. This could well become our generation's equivalent of Oasis at Knebworth.

  • Bombay Bicycle Club: The ever-rising star of this London four-piece could finally and deservedly go stratospheric next year if their comeback single 'Carry Me' is anything to judge by. They kick off a pretty massive UK tour in March. Expect them to be festival headliners in no time.

  • Warpaint: The gloomy California indie heroines will be dropping their self-titled second album next year. With giant names like Flood and Nigel Godrich contriibuting to mixing and production and with legendary designer Chris Cunningham behind the artwork, expect this to be a fairly monumental release.

  • Sia: Since her fourth album in 2010, the Australian Goddess of pop has spent a few years behind the scenes penning hits for the likes of David Guetta, Flo Rida, Afrojack, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, Rihanna, Leona Lewis, Hilltop Hoods, Katy Perry, Ke$ha, Rita Ora, Britney Spears, Jessie J and Celine Dion. With a new solo album due next year, expect newfound attention to bring Sia the mainstream success to match her reputation.

  • The 1975: Snubbed by the BBC Sound of 2013 poll but going on to become one of Britain's most successful new guitar bands this year, The 1975 have one hell of a year to follow in 2014. After scoring a No.1 and rising to headline venues the size of Brixton Academy, expect The 1975 to end 2014 by upping their game on much, much bigger stages.

  • CHVRCHES: With the awesome success and universal acclaim of stunning debut, The Bones Of What You Believe, in 2013 - the start of the year sees Scotland's finest synthpop export playing some pretty impressive venues. Expect to see them gracing the stages of the likes of Brixton Academy and playing coveted festival slots in 2014.

  • Lily Allen: Married life and motherhood has seens Mrs Rose Cooper hide away from music for the last few years. Now, with a Keane cover and a fesity feminist stomper, her comeback saw her score a No.1 and land two new singles in the Top 10 in the same week. With her third album due next year, expect Lily Allen to once again be a dominant voice in pop in 2014.

  • Queens Of The Stone Age: 2013 saw them release one of the finest rock records not only of the year, but of their career. They also sold out a massive arena tour - so where do they go from here? Our guess: stadiums and headlining festivals.

  • St Vincent: She's been a leading figure in credible indie music with bite and prowess since the mid noughties, but her recent collaborations with the likes of The National and David Byrne and sharpened the focus on Annie Clarke. She's announced the release of her fourth album with a very promising snippet, due next year. Fingers crossed she finally lands the iconic status she deserves.

  • Interpol: After frontman Paul Banks' dalliance with another solo album (and working on a bizarre collaboration with Wu-Tang's RZA), NYC's most dapper post-punk pin-ups have been in the studio working on their fifth record. Writing material without the menacing presence of former bassist Carlos D for the first time in their career, 2014 could be a make or break year for Interpol. Fingers crossed they live up to their own promise and up their game furthermore.

  • Manic Street Preachers: Despite delivering the universally acclaimed and stunning Rewind The Film in 2013, the Manics' touring duties were fairly modest by their standards - taking in just a few UK festivals and short string of sold-out shows. Next year, they're ditching the acoustic sensibilities of their last record to deliver a 'spiky, post-punk' album with Futurology. Combine that with the rumours of them marking the 20th anniversary of the seminal Holy Bible by playing it in full at Glasto, and you've got everything you need for the Manics to make life Louder Than War once again.

  • Elbow: They've won a Mercury, soundtracked the Olympics, sold out arenas and gone from forever being bridemaids to being welcomed by the masses with open arms as the archetypal championship everyman band. So what next? With fifth album Carry Her Carry Me out in 2014, there are whisperings of them headlining some pretty massive festivals...

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  • Avenged Sevenfold: They split opinion when they announced as headliners for Download Festival 2014, but if they pull it off, then they're well on their way to going down in history as true Hard Rock Gods.

  • The Horrors: Britain's biggest cult band's long-awaited fourth album has met a series of delays. Forever experimenting, pushing boundaries and rewriting the record, the band say that it's due in 2014 and "up in the air...It's all quite exciting really." Amen. We can't wait.

  • Lorde: She's already proven one of the definitive sounds of 2013. Expect some huge shows, monumental festival appearances and more impressive manoeuvres to see music's fasting rising young stars become one of the most successful acts on the planet.

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