The Joyzine Advent Calendar #6: 24 Days of Free Music Downloads

When it gets to this time of year, there are certain songs that you know there will be no escape from.  Slade, Wizzard, Cliff, Mariah and Macca simply having a wonderful Christmas time in every shop, on every radio station and from every charity bucket swinging street singer.  Some are welcome old favourites that spread a nostalgic glow of Christmas cheer, others can turn the merriest of folk into a humbugging Scrooge within the first two bars.

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The good folk at Monotreme Records have grasped the festive nettle with a compilation of seasonal favourites given an overhaul by their impressive roster, along with a couple of freshly penned odes to the season.  We get a dreamy cinematic take on ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’ from Jack Watt, a synth washed rendition of ‘Drummer Boy (Peace on Earth)’ by The Favourite Bench and a jolly romp through Eartha Kitt’s ‘Santa Baby’ from Thee More Shallows, which we have for you as today’s free festive treat.

A Very Monotreme Christmas is out on CD and as a digital download on 7th December.

Download ‘Santa Baby’ (right click to save)

monotremerecords.com

Previously on The Joyzine Advent Calendar:

1st: MJ Hibbett & The Validators – Silent Night
2nd: Vienna Ditto – Amazing Grace
3rd: Mein Haus – Skin & Blista
4th: Damaged Goods Records – Wild Billy Childish & The Musicians of The British Empire, Helen Love, Miss Ludella Black, The Shadracks + Thee Dagger Debs
5th: Peter with Rosie – The Market Towns

 

 

 

 

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