Wednesday, 5 December 2012

LISTEN TO: Tom Williams And The Boat – Christmas (So Much Better When You’re Here)

How about some fresh new festive tunes for Christmas this year? 

For Folk's Sake have released their third charity Christmas album, For Folk’s Sake It’s Christmas 2012. 

One of the featured tracks is 'Christmas (So Much Better When You’re Here)', by Tom Williams (from "And The Boat" fame). 

The track and the other songs from this album are available to hear via the Bandcamp player below. Order both the physical and digital album there. 

The compilation also features original songs from the likes of Ellen and the Escapades and Admiral Fallow. Some beautiful rethinking of traditional Christmas songs by Gibson Bull and Carmen, Feldspar and pianist extraordinaire Howard Carter.

"We know we’re biased, but every track on this album is a beaut and we can’t wait for you to hear it."

Here’s the full list:

Howard Carter – Jingle Boogie
Ellen and the Escapades – By the Fireside
Goodnight Lenin – A Winter’s Night
Gibson Bull and Carmen – The Holly and the Ivy
Olly Knights (from Turin Brakes) – Bitten by the Frost
Tom Williams (from Tom Williams and the Boat) – Christmas (So Much Better When You’re Here)
Stylusboy – O Little Town Of Bethlehem
Gerard & the Watchmen – The Road
Boat To Row – Winter In Bloom
The Willows – We Three Kings
Mi Mye – The Last Christmas
Feldspar – In the Bleak Midwinter
Admiral Fallow – Torrent Rain
Friend of All the World – The Old Year Now Away Is Fled
Joyce the Librarian – Breakfast Club (Christmas Mix)

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