NOW That's What I Call Christmas (3LP)
Release date: 11 November, 2022
- Vinyl LP
NOW That’s What I Call Christmas is back! - On beautiful red vinyl - this collection presents a selection of 50 festive favourites across 3LPs.
A great gift to yourself, this blockbuster collection is also the perfect gift for your friends and family – featuring all the well-loved classics, leading off with the perennially popular ‘Last Christmas’ from Wham!, and further #1s from Slade with ‘Merry Xmas Everybody’, Boney M. with ‘Mary’s Boy Child / Oh My Lord’, 2021’s collaboration between Ed Sheeran and Elton John ‘Merry Christmas’, Shakin’ Stevens’ ‘Merry Christmas Everyone’ and the record breaking ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ from Band Aid.
Evergreen favourites from Paul McCartney with ‘Wonderful Christmastime’, Chris Rea with ‘Driving Home For Christmas’, Pretenders’ ‘2000 Miles’, John Lennon & Yoko Ono’s ‘Happy Xmas (War Is Over)’, are all present alongside the timeless ‘Step Into Christmas’ from Elton John, ‘I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday’ from Wizzard – and The Pogues feat. Kirsty MacColl with ‘Fairytale Of New York’.
Huge contemporary hits from Leona Lewis, Kelly Clarkson, and Coldplay are featured, along with Mariah Carey’s fabulous version of ‘Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)’, and the beautiful ‘Home For Christmas’ from Kate Bush.
There are 70s & 80s crackers from Jona Lewie, Mud, The Wombles, Greg Lake and Cliff Richard – plus Bruce Springsteen’s take on ‘Santa Claus Is Coming To Town’, The Carpenters’ ‘Merry Christmas Darling’, The Waitresses’ ‘Christmas Wrapping’ and the celebrated collaboration ‘Peace On Earth / Little Drummer Boy’ between Bing Crosby and David Bowie.
NOW That’s What I Call Christmas presents an incredible line up of classics from legendary artists including Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, The Beach Boys, Andy Williams, Dean Martin, and ‘White Christmas’ from Bing Crosby – and joyous sing-a-long anthems from Darlene Love with ‘Marshmallow World’, Brenda Lee ‘Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree’, Jackson 5’s ‘Santa Claus Is Coming To Town’, The Crystals’ ‘Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer’ and ‘Jingle Bell Rock’ from Bobby Helms.
… and closing with two #1s that have become seasonal standards - ‘Stay Another Day’ from East 17, and ‘The Power Of Love’ from Frankie Goes To Hollywood.
The perfect playlist whether you’re decorating the tree, singing along making (or eating!) the mince pies or enjoying the company of friends and family.