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Listen To Fruit Bats' Rendition Of A Bing Crosby Holiday Classic

November 8, 2012  |  3:15pm
Listen To Fruit Bats' Rendition Of A Bing Crosby Holiday Classic

Fruit Bats transformed the Bing Crosby holiday classic “It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas” into a modern folk song for the holiday compilation album Holiday Rules.

Eric D. Johnson does not over do the lyrics by trying to mimic Crosby, but instead provides soothing vocals for the track. He’s accompanied by a great list of artists on Holiday Rocks, including Paul McCartney, the Shins and many more contemporary artists.

Holidays Rule is out now through Starbucks’ music label Hear Music and Concord.

Holiday Rule
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”
5. Black Prairie – (Everybody’s Waitin’ for) The Man With the Bag”6.
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
14. Y La Bama- 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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