The Shins Cover "Wonderful Christmastime" for Starbucks

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The Shins Cover "Wonderful Christmastime" for Starbucks

With the end of October comes the beginning of the holiday season. Indie rockers The Shins are ushering in the Christmas spirit with their joyful cover of the Beach Boy’s classic, “Wonderful Christmastime.” The song is a track off of Starbucks’ new cover album, Holidays Rule, out Oct. 30.

The album features a variety of artists, including Fun. covering “Sleigh Ride” and Paul McCartney’s take on “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire).”

Listen to The Shins’ cover “Wonderful Christmastime” and the full tracklist below.

Holidays Rule Tracklist:
1. fun. – “Sleigh Ride”
2. The Shins – “Wonderful Christmastime”
3. Rufus Wainwright with Sharon Van Etten – “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”
4. Paul McCartney -”The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)”
5. Black Prairie – “(Everybody’s Waitin’ for) The Man With the Bag” [ft. Sallie Ford]
6. The Civil Wars – “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day”
7. Calexico – “Green Grows the Holly”
8. AgesandAges – “We Need a Little Christmas”
9. Holly Golightly – “That’s What I Want For Christmas”
10. Irma Thomas with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band – “May Everyday Be Christmas”
11. Heartless Bastards -”Blue Christmas”
12. Eleanor Friedberger – “Santa Bring My Baby Back to Me”
13. Fruit Bats – “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas”
14. Y La Bamb – “Señor Santa”
15. The Punch Brothers – “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”
16. The Head & the Heart – “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve”
17. Andrew Bird – “Auld Lang Syne”

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