Cheap Trick has finally “surrendered” to Christmas album fever. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will issue their first-ever holiday album, Christmas Christmas, on October 20.
The disc features three new Cheap Trick compositions, including the lead track, “Merry Christmas Darlings,” plus covers of Yuletide classics by the Ramones, the Kinks, Slade, Chuck Berry and Harry Nilsson, among others.
Cheap Trick recently issued their 18th studio album, We’re All Right! Still going strong after more than 5,000 live shows, the band will continues its road warrior ways this fall with U.S. headlining dates, a Canadian run with Nickelback and some special Christmas Christmas concerts to be announced soon.
Cheap Trick will also take part in Rock Getaway 2017, an all-inclusive weekend event at the Hard Rock Hotel in Rivera Maya, Mexico, from October 26 – November 1. The event also features the Steve Miller Band, Roger Daltrey, Foreigner, Blue Öyster Cult, Bad Company, Los Lobos and more.
Here’s the track list for Cheap Trick’s Christmas Christmas:
“Merry Christmas Darlings” (Cheap Trick original)
“I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day”
“I Wish It Was Christmas Today”
“Merry Xmas Everybody”
“Please Come Home For Christmas”
“Run Rudolph Run”
“Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want To Fight Tonight)”
“Our Father Of Life” (Cheap Trick original)
“Christmas Christmas” (Cheap Trick original)
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