Holiday Music

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Coldplay

Christmas Lights [Limited Edition Blue 7in Vinyl]

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To celebrate the tenth anniversary of Christmas Lights, the band's 2010 single is to be given a physical release for the very first time! A limited edition blue vinyl 7-inch  will be released worldwide

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Old 97's

Love The Holidays [Red & Green Splatter LP]

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White vinyl with red and green splatter.  Includes digital download of entire album plus 4 bonus tracks - Angels We Have Heard on High, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Up On The Housetop, and Blue Christmas.

The Old 97's are excited to announce the release of their first ever collection of original Christmas songs, Love The Holidays.  The album was produced, mixed & engineered by John Pedigo in the band's home state of Texas. The LP presents a sack full of rockin' new Yuletide favorites, as well as Old 97's take on holiday classics. Among its many highlights are the title track, co-written with Kevin Russell (The Gourds, Shinyribs), "Gotta Love Being A Kid (Merry Christmas)" and "Snow Angels," both co-written with acclaimed writer Ben Greenman, and the continuing saga of everyone's favorite reindeer, "Rudolph Is Blue," co-written by Old 97's and Dan Bern.

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My childhood memories of Christmas aren't warm and fuzzy. The holidays were more of a nuisance for my parents than cause for celebration. This is not to say that on behalf of their only child they didn't give the season a halfhearted try. There were Christmases when I found under the tree an electric football set, a Daisy pump air-rifle and a basketball goal that never got nailed up. But, there were also mornings when apples, oranges, hickory nuts and a hammer signified that year's bounty. Which is to say that Christmas in our household was mostly a wait-and-see proposition. I was finally ready to record an album of original Christmas songs. With Dan Knobler producing and some very gifted musicians and vocalists lending their talents, the making of the album Christmas Everywhere ranks as some of the most enjoyable recording sessions I've ever experienced. The record was close to being finished when it occurred to me that to set the tone for the albums mostly irreverent subtext, I needed to compose a lyrical prelude. In honor of Clement Moore, who wrote the poem we all know as, 'The Night Before Christmas,' I came up with a short piece called 'Clement's Lament (We'll See You in The Mall)'. Tania Hancheroff and Kim Keyes stopped by the studio and performed the tune with Jordan Lehning's orchestral backing and the album was pronounced complete. Seasons Cheer, Rodney Crowell

Rodney Crowell - Christmas Everywhere [Coal Colored LP]
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JD McPherson

Socks [Opaque Green LP]

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JD McPherson presents A Christmas Album, SOCKS. Featuring 11 original tracks written by JD McPherson and his friends. SOCKS is an album of Holidays songs sure to be standards while you are decorating the tree. Come get warm by the fire with songs such as , "All The Gifts I Need" and "Every Single Christmas." Or, burn the cookies to "SOCKS" and "Ugly Christmas Sweater." There is something for everyone on this record to enjoy whether you are in the Christmas spirit or if you just wanna say, "Bah Humbug".

JD McPherson - Socks [Opaque Green LP]
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The Mavericks

Hey! Merry Christmas! [LP]

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Genre-defying, Grammy Award-winning band The Mavericks have announced the November 2nd release of their first-ever holiday album, Hey! Merry Christmas!. Always a group to forge their own path, The Mavericks wrote eight original songs for Hey! Merry Christmas! featuring the group's distinctive blend of rockabilly Latino, folk, swing, blues, jazz, and more. The new songs inject a fresh style and sound into the holiday season while seamlessly fitting into any rotation of Christmas classics. The new collection includes The Mavericks' renditions of two yuletide favorites ''Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)'' and ''Happy Holiday''. Led by the incomparable vocals of Raul Malo, drummer Paul Deakin, guitarist Eddie Perez and keyboardist Jerry Dale McFadden, The Mavericks will embark on their 30th Anniversary in 2019, but not before establishing some new holiday music traditions. From the rollicking opening tracks ''Christmas Time Is Coming 'Round'' and ''Santa Does'' to the gorgeous, jazzy ballad ''Christmas For Me Is You'' to the sultry blues of ''Santa Wants To Take You For A Ride'' The Mavericks help redefine what the sounds of Christmas can be.

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2018 holiday release from the acclaimed soul artist. A Legendary Christmas was executive-produced by Raphael Saadiq. The album features Esperanza Spalding and Stevie Wonder (playing harmonica on "What Christmas Means to Me"). Includes classic holiday songs like "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)" and "Silver Bells" as well as new Christmas originals.
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Gwen Stefani's 2017 holiday album, You Make It Feel Like Christmas, is re-released in Deluxe Edition this year with 5 brand new songs from the Grammy winning superstar. Featuring the new Christmas classic You Make It Feel Like Christmas with Blake Shelton, favorites Winter Wonderland and Santa Claus Is Coming To Town, and Feliz Navidad with Latin superstar Mon Laferte.

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Growing up in my household in Southern California on the corner of Mt. Vernon & Fairway, Music was an integral part of life, But there was no other time of the year where music was more part of life than during the holidays. The grand piano, organ and harp in the living room provided the instrumental backing to all the vocals. The Holidays were a time of family get-togethers, gift giving , wonder feasts and most memorably, Christmas carols sung in harmony with one another. Songs Like “Jingle Bell Rock” and “Little St. Nick” combined with songs that remind us of the Reason for the Season; celebrating an event that took place in the little town of Bethlehem over 2000 years ago, the birth of Jesus, which for many became a birth of hope , peace, unity & love. As the words of “O Holy Night” say “His Law is love and His gospel is peace, “Jesus taught us to love one another. That message needs to be heard today more than ever before. So, as we celebrate and enjoy all the wonderful traditions of the holiday season, Lets hold in our hearts the Reason for the Season. Peace & Love Mike Love

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Pentatonix

Christmas Is Here!

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New holiday album from the Pentatonix

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Jessie J

This Christmas Day

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Grammy-nominated vocalist Jessie J to release new holiday This Christmas Day via Lava Records / Republic Records on 10/26. The album will include her previously released holiday track “Man With The Bag” in addition to holiday classics “Let It Snow,” “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town,” and “Jingle Bell Rock”. The album features production by David Foster. Jessie J will embark on her first US headlining tour this October.

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James Newton Howard

The Nutcracker And The Four Realms

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All Clara (Mackenzie Foy) wants is a key a one-of-a-kind key that will unlock a box that holds a priceless gift from her late mother. A golden thread, presented to her at godfather Drosselmeyer's (Morgan Freeman) annual holiday party, leads her to the coveted key which promptly disappears into a strange and mysterious parallel world. It's there that Clara encounters a soldier named Phillip (Jayden Fowora-Knight), a gang of mice and the regents who preside over three Realms: Land of Snowflakes, Land of Flowers and Land of Sweets. Clara and Phillip must brave the ominous Fourth Realm, home to the tyrant Mother Ginger (Helen Mirren), to retrieve Clara's key and hopefully return harmony to the unstable world. Starring Keira Knightley as the Sugar Plum Fairy and featuring a special performance by Misty Copeland, Disney's new holiday feature film "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms" is directed by Lasse Hallström and based on E.T.A. Hoffmann's classic tale and "The Nutcracker." In theaters on Nov. 2, 2018.

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This first solo Christmas album, MARSHMALLOW WORLD & OTHER HOLIDAY FAVORITES, features Raul's beautiful and unique interpretations of beloved holiday tunes, some traditional, some stylized, some with a hint of humor, and all very nostalgic and of course, wonderfully vocalized. It was recorded in the same manner that AFTER HOURS was, "Live" in the studio, with the musicians playing simultaneously, in order to achieve that rich musical sound of the '50s and '60s some of Raul's favorite eras.
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Hilliard Ensemble

Transeamus

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Having recorded more than 20 albums for ECM since the mid-'80s, The Hilliard Ensemble caps it's discography before retirement with a final release: TRANSEAMUS, a collection of polyphonic Carols and Motets - in two, three and four parts - from 15th-century England. The British vocal ensemble's very first recording included music from the court of Henry VIII, and TRANSEAMUS brings their odyssey through the ages full circle. The album includes many of the group's favorite pieces from this era, including previously unrecorded items from it's concert programs by the likes of John Plummer, Walter Lambe and William Cornysh. More of the album's works are by composers rendered anonymous by time, yet all of this music is rich with enduring personality.
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Mountain Man

Slower Than Christmas

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From the widely successful hit show DUCK DYNASTY on A&E comes the reality show celebrity Mountain Man. This brand new hilarious comedy Christmas CD has all of the family friendly slow country comedy that Mountain Man is well known and loved for. This recording is a great combination of capturing at high quality the essence of country comedy from Mountain Man.
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Erasure

Snow Globe

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Snow Globe is a combination of original Erasure songs and Christmas cover songs. Unlike the bells and whistles, glitter and tinsel sets that crowd the market come Christmas-time, Snow Globe is possessed of something more in the wistfully, strangely subdued celebratory mould of recent seasonal albums by Tracey Thorn and Kate Bush.
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When Nick Lowe was approached by his record label about making a Christmas album, his reaction wasn't exactly one of comfort and joy. And the joys of Christmas infuse the dozen songs on Quality Street: A Seasonal Selection For All The Family. The album features originals and covers of seldom heard seasonal songs plus a few you may be slightly familiar with. Anyone who likes their Christmas soundtracks with plenty of heart and humor, and a sprinkle of understated charm, will enjoy Quality Street for the newly minted classic that it is. You might say it's the kind of record that gives vulgar, tawdry commercialism a good name.
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Various Artists

Holidays Rule

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Holidays Rule delves into an unusually rich assemblage of Americana, alt-pop, folk, electronica, country, American standards, singer-songwriter, New Orleans gospel, garage rock and more. Holidays Rule is the most exciting, and highly anticipated, all-new holiday album of the year!
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John Fahey

Christmas Guitar Soli with John Fahey

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2013 holiday collection. Guitarist John Fahey's concept of Christmas music was a little different from the norm. The New Possibility: John Fahey's Guitar Soli Christmas Album, the acoustic guitarist's visionary 1968 set, was a scintillating collection of solo steel-string adaptations of beloved traditional Yuletide melodies. It reportedly sold more than 100,000 copies on Fahey's own Takoma label, tabbing it as his best-selling album, and inspired several more memorable holiday sets from the guitarist, All four of those brilliant albums are generously represented on Fantasy's newly compiled Christmas Guitar Soli with John Fahey, a 14-song compilation of highlights from Fahey's Yuletide catalog. The collection provides a lovely soundtrack for the holiday season and boasts newly created cover art by Tom Weller, who designed the artwork for many of Fahey's original Takoma albums, that's done in the style of those classic sets.
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Ever since its debut in 1965, the Vince Guaraldi Trio s album A Charlie Brown Christmas has reigned as a Yuletide classic. The beloved Peanuts animated special from which it sprang was a sensation the first time it aired on CBS-TV, and so was its cool soundtrack by the veteran Bay Area pianist, which introduced countless children to the joys of jazz.
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20th century masters presents the best of Motown Christmas, Vol. 2: The Christmas collection. Featured artists and songs include 'Jingle Bells' by Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, 'What Christmas Means to Me' by Stevie Wonder, 'White Christmas' by the Supremes, 'The Christmas Song' by Four Tops and 'The Little Drummer Boy' by the Temptations. 2005.
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A Very She & Him Christmas is a wonderful collection of holiday tunes from two of music's most impressive artists Zooey Deschanel (She) & M. Ward (Him).Inspired by seminal holiday albums by the likes of The Carpenters, Vince Guaraldi, The Beach Boys, Elvis Presley and more, She & Him have set out to create an intimate holiday recording of Christmas classics that helps bring new emotions out of old songs. A portion of all proceeds will support 826 National.
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Upon claiming attendance milestones on their OWN THE NIGHT WORLD TOUR, one of the hottest groups across all genres, Lady Antebellum, brings you twelve traditional Christmas songs for the holiday season, On This Winter s Night. Stand out tracks include Have A Holly Jolly Christmas and Silent Night.
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Bob Dylan

Christmas in the Heart

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2009 holiday release, the first Christmas album from the legendaryFolk/Rock singer/songwriter. Christmas In The Heart is Dylan's 47th album and follows the worldwide success of his album Together Through Life. In a commitment to ending hunger, all of Bob Dylan's U.S. current and future royalties from sales of Christmas In The Heart will be donated in perpetuity to Feeding America, guaranteeing that more than four million meals will be provided to over 1.4 million people in need in this country during this year's holiday season. 15 tracks including 'Here Comes Santa Claus', 'Winter Wonderland', 'Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas' and many others.
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The Robertsons, Louisiana's bearded, camouflage-clad entrepreneurial family, not only run the multi-million dollar Duck Commander Sporting Empire but are also a talented musical family.
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Alvin & The Chipmunks

Chipmunks Christmas

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2012 holiday release from the lovable rodents. Chipmunks Christmas includes the perennial holiday hit, first released in 1958, the Chipmunk Song by Ross Bagdasarian Sr, as well as Here Comes Santa Claus, Jingle Bells, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, Frosty the Snowman and other holiday favorites. The collection also features brand new art and two festive songs from Bagdasarian Productions which were not included on The Chipmunks timeless multi-Platinum-certified holiday album, Christmas with The Chipmunks: Here Comes Christmas and Ho Ho Ho by Janice Karman. Chipmunks Christmas continues Alvin and The Chipmunks long tradition of making spirits bright for the holidays.
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Track listings include: "Jingle Bells," "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town," " Sleigh Ride," "Frosty the Snowman," "White Christmas."