(ID) Spandau Ballet frontman Tony Hadley had announced that he will be releasing his very first Christmas album on November 20th via Verve Records.
The Christmas Album features two brand new songs along with some of Hadley's favorite Christmas classics. The first single from the new album, "Shake Up Christmas" will be serviced to radio stations on November 20th. The Christmas Album is available for pre-order on iTunes.
Produced by Claudio Guidetti, The Christmas Album is an eclectic collection of Christmas songs that include popular holiday classics, such as, "White Christmas," "Let It Snow," "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," and Bruce Springsteen's version of "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town." Other medleys covered on the album include "I Believe In Father Christmas" by Greg Lake (Emerson, Lake & Palmer ), "Shake Up Christmas" by Train, "Fairytale Of New York (a duet with Nina Zilli)" by The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl, "Lonely This Christmas" by Mud, "Driving Home For Christmas" by Chris Rea, "Run Run Rudolph" by Chuck Berry, and "I Don't Want To Spend One More Christmas Without You" by N'Sync.
The album also features two brand new songs: "Every Second I'm Away"- written by Tony Hadley, Claudio Guidetti & Annalisa Scarrone, and "Snowing All Over The World" written by Tony Hadley.
The Christmas Album Tracklist:
1 - Shake Up Christmas
2 - I Believe In Father Christmas
3 - Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
4 - Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
5 - I Don't Want To Spend One More Christmas Without You
6 - Fairytale Of New York (Feat. Nina Zilli)
7 - Somewhere Only We Know
8 - Lonely This Christmas
9 - Every Second I'm Away
10 - Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
11 - White Christmas
12 - Driving Home For Christmas
13 - Stay Another Day
14 - Snowing All Over The World
15 - Run Run Rudolph
16 - Ave Maria