Her latest yuletide collection features half a dozen songs largely aimed at making listeners want to dance, but the breakout title track encourages welcome reflection and gratitude. She wrote the title track, a bouncy musical sleigh ride through the city that never sleeps. Orchestral and choral forces abound in most of the dozen tracks, three benefiting from particularly inviting duet harmony parts for her collaborators: Broadway singer Jonathan Groff, theater-film actor and singer Darren Criss and British actress-singer Cynthia Erivo.
15 New Christmas Albums That We're Fa-La-La-Ling in Love With This Season
Christmas albums can be hit and miss; here's a round-up of this year's new festive records.
It may seem a tad too early to think about Christmas, but before you know it you'll be singing along to 'Last Christmas' like the whole year didn't happen. And with each Christmas, comes a few new Christmas albums. Last year, we had releases from Keane's Tom Chaplin and Elvis Presley, so what festive treats can we expect this year? Stevie Wonder will guest star on the record, which includes both covers of classics and brand new songs. Vocal powerhouse Jessie J will release her first Christmas album this year, including plenty of classic covers. Boyz II Men will duet with Jessie on the album, for a new version of 'Winter Wonderland', so expect plenty more surprises. This album is a collection of songs Diana Ross first issued in — and have been widely unavailable since. The iconic guitarist has already released his first ever Christmas album, Happy Xmas. Engelbert last released a Christmas album in , and he's now bringing out his long-awaited follow-up.
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Holiday music, when done incorrectly, can be unbearably cheesy. Schmaltzy tunes about mistletoe, red noses, and strolling mit-covered hand-in-hand through the snow release by the sled-load every single year. This makes it hard to willfully seek out new holiday releases, but, believe it or not, there are a number of albums from recent years that deserve a spin.
But season after season it starts to feel like every shop is playing the same muzak CD starring Alvin And The Chipmunks. Here are the best Christmas albums of Even Slowhand got in the holiday spirit this year. Order it here. UK pop sensation and singer-songwriter Jessie J recruited the smoothest crooners of the 90s Babyface and Boyz II Men to lend their pipes to her first-ever holiday album.