04/17/2009 AT 03:50 PM EDT
Susan Boyle sang on a limited edition CD nearly a decade ago, it was discovered Friday.
In a clarion voice, Boyle, 47, can be heard
performing her version of the tearjerker "Cry Me a River" on the disc, which was funded in 1999 by her local council in Scotland to mark the Millennium, the BBC
And, with only 1,000 copies made, the CD is likely to be highly prized by Boyle's legions of fans
after her history-making audition
on Britain's Got Talent
– Simon Perry