Takeover Tuesday Playlist: Travis Clark Celebrates His Favorite Holiday With Timeless Christmas Jams


Welcome again to Takeover Tuesday, the place every week, Billboard faucets chart-topping artists and tastemakers to compile their very personal playlist unique to Billboard's Spotify account. We give the artists free rein to base the checklist on no matter topic they select. The solely rule? Make it as inventive and distinctive to them as attainable.

Between presents and fairly decorations, it's straightforward to like Christmas. But the factor We The Kings' Travis Clark loves about Christmas is the time he will get to spend with family members.

“Being in a band that excursions around the globe all year long is unimaginable, but it surely does make seeing our households a little bit tougher," the frontman says. "That’s why Christmas is my favourite vacation, usually the music business places a maintain on issues so all of us get to go dwelling and spend some a lot wanted high quality time with our households that we’ve missed whereas being on the street.”

Another purpose to like the vacations is the festive music, and We The Kings delivered their very own batch of Christmas tunes this 12 months with the island-inspired Seasons Greetings From the Sandbar. The 10-track album contains renditions of Christmas classics, like "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting)," "White Christmas" and "Little Drummer Boy," in addition to a pair originals just like the uplifting "One People." 

In celebration of WTK's personal Xmas album and Clark's favourite time of 12 months, the singer put collectively a playlist of some timeless Christmas jams for Takeover Tuesday. Along with old-time vacation hits by Johnny Cash and John Lennon, Clark additionally shouted out some re-imagined renditions by fellow pop-rock teams like Jimmy Eat World, Bright Eyes and Coldplay, in addition to extra conventional voices like Pentatonix and Sam Smith.

Get within the Christmas spirit with Travis Clark's merry playlist under.