The holiday albums of 2017: Cheap Trick, Elvis, Hanson

November 12, 2017 1:37 AM

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Gwen Stefani’s festive album ‘You Make It Feel Like Christmas.’LOS ANGELES, Nov 12 — Elvis, Sia, 98 Degrees... favourites new and old have holiday albums out this year. Take a look at six albums to play and play again this festive season.

The Australian singer-songwriter has a collection of original holiday songs out this month. She collaborated with Greg Kurstin on the songwriting for the 10-track LP, which includes the lead single Santa’s Coming For Us. Out November 17.

If you’re looking for a throwback this holiday season, look no further that this recently released album by the ‘90s boyband. The 12-track album follows up 1999’s This Christmas and features holiday standards as well as the original song Seasons of Love.

This newly recorded Elvis Presley Christmas album features vocals from two previous Christmas albums that Elvis recorded in 1957 and 1971, accompanied by new arrangements played by the London-based Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

More ‘90s nostalgia comes in the form of this LP from trio Hanson, featuring four original songs and eight classics. The brothers are following up previous holiday album Snowed In, this time lending their sound to tracks recorded by Elvis, Stevie Wonder and more.

The iconic US rock band has released an album of 12 holiday-themed tracks, including three written by the band. The rest are seasonal classics by Chuck Perry, The Ramones and The Kinks, among others.


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