On Monday Spandau Ballet's Tony Hadley Announce Christmas Album was a top story. Here is the recap: (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. - See the tracklisting here.