Spotify Gets in the Festive Spirit With Covers of Holiday Classic
This post comes from Spotify’s blog.
Spotify is releasing a very special Spotify Singles holiday playlist featuring an eclectic mix of artists, showcasing new recordings of holiday classics, and originals that are sure to become festive favorites, recorded at Spotify Studios in New York and partner studios in London.
The playlist features covers of nostalgic seasonal tunes by some of today’s hottest artists – only available on Spotify. Whether cozying up by the fire to Wyclef Jean’s, “The Christmas Song,” and Demi Lovato’s, “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” or hitting the dancefloor at a holiday bash to Miley Cyrus’, “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” and DMX’s, “Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer,” the festive playlist will undoubtedly bring out all the good feels this winter.
The covers were created as part of each artist’s participation in Spotify Singles, the music services signature recordings series. Just this year alone, over 150 artists have recorded Spotify Singles and this Fall marked the first in recording holiday-inspired covers. The full playlist includes:
- Sam Smith – River (Joni Mitchell)
- Demi Lovato – I’ll Be Home for Christmas (Bing Crosby)
- Miley Cyrus – Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree (Lee “Scratch” Perry)
- Miley Cyrus – Sleigh Bells (Traditional)
- Josh Groban – Happy Xmas (War is Over) (John Lennon)
- Wynton Marsalis – Jingle Bells (Traditional)
- Fifth Harmony – Can You See (Original)
- Lalah Hathaway – This Christmas (Donny Hathaway)
- DMX – Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (Traditional)
- Wolf Alice – Santa Baby (Eartha Kitt)
- Norah Jones – It’s Not Christmas (Original)
- Kelly Clarkson – Christmas Eve (Original)
- Jack Johnson – In The Morning (Original)
- Wyclef Jean – The Christmas Song
- Rostam – Fairytale of New York (The Pogues)
- George Ezra – White Christmas (Bing Crosby)
- Yoke Lore – Last Christmas (WHAM)
- Xavier Omär – Wonderful Christmastime (Paul McCartney)
- Janelle Kroll – Silent Night (Traditional)