It’s time to update your seasonal playlist as new holiday songs have arrived, starting with a brand new track from the Christmas Queen herself, Mariah Carey.
His latest album, “Fall in Love at Christmas” stars Khalid and Kirk Franklin:
If Carey is the reigning Christmas Queen of pop, the King is almost certainly Michel Bublé. Her latest seasonal effort, “The Christmas Sweater,” is complemented by a video from the sweater point of view:
One of the most unusual songs of the season is “Come Some Christmas Eve (Or Halloween)” by Large poppy syndrome, a group made up of Bee Gees guitarist Vince Melouney and Blondie drummer Clem Burke. The group also includes guitarist Jonathan Lea, bassist Alec Palao and Paul Kopf on vocals.
“The song is an obscure number written by former band member Vince Robin Gibb and reimagined here in a ‘The Who as The Zombies’ ‘Odessey And Oracle’ style,” reads a description on the group’s YouTube page.
Artist Bryson Tiller told USA Today he just wanted to make someone’s vacation playlist with his new EP, “A Different Christmas.” It includes the track “Lonely Christmas” with Justin Bieber and Poo Bear.
“The thing with music, when you do a song, it becomes the soundtrack of someone’s life,” Tiller said.
Norah jones released their first Christmas album, bringing their instantly recognizable vocals to a mix of holiday standards and original tracks, including the new song “You’re Not Alone”.
“Last year I found myself listening to ‘Funky Christmas’ by James Brown and ‘Elvis’s Christmas Album’ on Sundays during lockdown for a sense of comfort,” she said in a statement to Rolling Stone. “In January 2021, I started to think about making my own Christmas album. It gave me something fun to work on and look forward to.