Cheryl Cole + August = ELLE cover

And girl looks fierce

Buy the August 2014 issue of ELLE with Cheryl Cole on the cover now and get it delivered to your door

Read Cheryl's full August 2014 ELLE cover interview now

Did you see the tweet? On 6 May, one @CherylCole posted: 'Had such a good day shooting for @elleuk August cover! Great team #teamworkmakesthedreamwork #excited'.

Well, that makes lots of us, Ms Cole.

We've got history shooting Cheryl. She appeared on her inaugural ELLE cover in November 2009, and followed it up in February 2011. Equally beautiful both times.

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But you ain't seen nothing yet. This shoot is different. Very different. And the interview will surprise you, too. Put it this way: it's time to rethink what you thought you knew about Cheryl.

Sign up to be sure you receive the special, money-can't-buy-it-on-newsstands subscriber's cover - and join the exclusive ELLE Insider club into the bargain - now. The issue hits the newsstands on 3 July.

Meanwhile, take a trip down memory lane with this film from our previous cover shoot. And this one. They're good, but be prepared... This time, we stirred things up.

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