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Not Forgotten: Bob Dylan – Christmas in the Heart

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The Anglo-Scottish 4-piece, Cold Years, close out their most successful year yet following critically acclaimed 2nd album ‘Goodbye To Misery‘ & touring across Europe & the UK, with their incredible take on a Christmas classic, Shakin’ Stevens ‘Merry Christmas Everyone’. Speaking of the song, frontman Ross Gordon says, “I think we’ve just worked so hard this year we needed a blowout, something just …

Future Islands

Festive Season this year will be Double Jeopardy with Future Islands releasing a cover of Wham’s classic ‘Last Christmas’

15-time GRAMMY® Award-winning artist and globally-celebrated music superstar Alicia Keys released her first-ever holiday single ‘December Back 2 June’ today. The original Christmas song is the debut release on Keys’ eponymous new label Alicia Keys Records and is available now via all DSPs. Get ‘December Back 2 June’ HERE. ‘December Back 2 June’ arrives in advance of Keys’ highly-anticipated first …

Today, the Backstreet Boys have released their highly anticipated and very first Christmas album ‘A Very Backstreet Christmas’ via BMG. The album was executive produced by legendary producer Tommy Brown (Ariana Grande, Blackpink, Justin Bieber).  Listen here! ‘A Very Backstreet Christmas’ features numerous timeless holiday classics including “White Christmas”, “Silent Night”, “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” and “Last Christmas,” …

The four piece band Dream Nails

Dream Nails have released a new version of their Christmas song ‘Lonely Star‘ on Alcopop! Records. It recognises that the Christmas holidays can be tough and so this is to send a blanket of strength and love for those who need it. And of course this being Dream Nails there is a wonderful dollop of …

Yes, before you ask: we know it’s still November. If you fancy getting festive a little early, however, then this beautiful new seasonal song from The Colorist Orchestra & Howe Gelb should set the mood perfectly. It’s a soul-stirring song that has its genesis in a demo by Pieta Brown, who featured on three tracks …

A stateswoman of female musical discourse takes the Christmas song tradition and makes of it something thoughtful, intelligent and nuanced

PORRIDGE RADIO are drawing down the curtain on 2020 with one final, fine salutation: their own contribution to the vein of alternative Christmas songs which Low kicked off back in ’99 with that mini-album that made Yule songs cool again. It’s entitled “The Last Time I Saw You (O Christmas)”, it’s out via Secretly Canadian, and …

DAVID BAKER has had a pretty varied career in the British music scene to date; but as Dave the Keys he’s decided to give something back: he’s releasing a little swingin’ Christmas nugget to save his local. David began his musical career back in ’87 as a DJ at Middlesex Poly. He met fellow disc-spinner …

Ah, Bob Dylan’s Christmas in the Heart. Oh how music fans far and wide chuckled at the idea of one of the 20th Century’s song writing icons deciding that it would be a shrewd career move to release an album of traditional Christmas Carols and festive favourites. Down the decades Christmas albums in general have …