Yoko Ono & Flaming Lips – “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” (John & Yoko Cover)

The Flaming Lips joined Yoko Ono for a studio version of John & Yoko’s now-classic Christmas song “Happy Xmas (War Is Over),” which was originally recorded in 1971 with the Harlem Community Choir. The Flaming Lips and Ono have performed the track live together in the past, with Wayne Coyne adopting John Lennon’s lyrical parts. The song is a part of a Christmas compilation titled All Is Bright, which also features Liz Phair, Beth Orton, Lucinda Williams, and Escort, among others. Listen and check the tracklist below.

01 Lucinda Williams – “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”
02 The Rosebuds – “Let it Snow”
03 Ladyhawke – “Merry Xmas Everyone”
04 Liz Phair – “Ho Ho Ho”
05 Brandi Carlile – “O Holy Night”
06 Beth Orton – “River” (Joni Mitchell Cover)
07 Anna Nalick – “Till The End Of The Year (Bye Buy By)”
08 Yoko Ono & Flaming Lips – “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)”
09 PHOX – “The Christmas Song”
10 Little & Ashley – “Someday At Christmas”
11 Ashley Monroe – “Tennessee Christmas”
12 Kelly Hogan – “Blue Snowfall”
13 Jessie Baylin – “Purple Snowflakes”
14 Houndmouth – “Blue Christmas”
15 Heartless Bastards – “White Christmas”
16 No Sinner – “Baby Please Come Home”
17 Ruby Jane – “Make A Wish”
18 Lauren Shera – “(It’s Gonna Be A) Lonely Christmas”
19 Jillian Edwards – “O Come, All Ye Faithful”
20 This Is The Kit – “Christmas Time Is Here”
21 Shelby Earl – “We Three Kings”
22 Shaprece – “Carol Of The Bells”
23 Natalia Clavier – “My Favorite Things”
24 Escort – “Last Christmas”
25 Ruby The RabbitFoot – “Under Any Limb”
26 Lauren Gibson – “Wonderful Christmastime”
27 Amanda Palmer – “The Angel Gabriel”
28 Selena Garcia – “Hold Up Holidays”
29 Ruthie Foster – “Amazing Grace”
30 Jenn Bostic – “Light A Candle”
31 Sinclair – “This Christmas”
32 Emi Meyer – “Everything This Christmas”
33 Tal Wilkenfeld – “All I Want For Christmas Is You”
34 Julian Moon – “Best Christmas Ever”
35 Kate Davis – “Greensleeves (feat. Gabe Schnider)”
36 Tom Tom Club – “Il Est Ne”
37 Mia Doi Todd – “The Cherry Tree Carol”
38 Hero Fisher – “Pretty Paper”
39 Kat Parsons – “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”
40 Blondfire – “Christmas Lights”
41 Elastic Bond – “Winter Wonderland”
42 Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas – “I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas”
43 Natalia Zukerman – “What Are You Doing New Years Eve”

All Is Bright is available now on Amazon’s Prime Music, and it’ll be free to stream for all Amazon Prime members.