Holidays Rule

At the end of the month, Starbucks imprint Hear Music and Concord will release Holidays Rule, a holiday songs collection featuring a bunch of standards performed by the likes of the Shins, Paul McCartney, Eleanor Friedberger Andrew Bird and more. Today, the Rufus Wainwright/Sharon Van Etten duet “Baby It’s Cold Outside” hit the web, and you can hear it below. It’s 10/11 y’all; winter is coming (shouts out George R.R.).

(via P4K)

Track list:
01 fun. -”Sleigh Ride”
02 The Shins – “Wonderful Christmastime”
03 Rufus Wainwright with Sharon Van Etten – “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”
04 Paul McCartney – “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)”
05 Black Prairie – “(Everybody’s Waitin’ for) The Man With the Bag” [ft. Sallie Ford]
06 The Civil Wars – “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day”
07 Calexico – “Green Grows the Holly”
08 AgesandAges – “We Need a Little Christmas”
09 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 Bamba – “SeƱor 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”

Previews of all the tracks:

Holidays Rule is out 10/30 via Hear Music/Concord.

Comments (1)
  1. The end of October is WAY too soon for Christmas music.

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