Why a Christmas album?
“It’s Christmas - that’s the easy answer. I’ve done a Christmas album before. I did one a few years ago with a German orchestra actually and it was sort of instigated by the record label I was with...It was your regular kind of Christmas album - it had some carols and it had Santa Claus is coming to town and all that stuff on it and it was instrumental only. I thought it was time to do a bit more of a focused Christmas album and one a little bit more on what Christmas is really about. So this is just carols and also I’m got Emma Pask singing on their with me because I wanted people to hear the lyrics. Even though they know them, I think it’s important to have the lyrics on there as well. So, yeah, just a bit more focused...a real Christmas album, is how I think of it.”
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