We The Kings Give 'The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting)' a Reggae Twist: Premiere

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The pop-punk group are releasing a vacation album 'Greetings From the Sandbar' on Friday (Nov. 16).

We The Kings are able to rock the vacations with their new beachy rendition of “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting).” Billboard shares an unique have a look at their cowl of the Christmas basic forward of the discharge of the Florida-born band’s first ever vacation album, Season’s Greetings from the Sandbar.

While the festive new tune opens historically, led by a piano riff, frontman Travis Clark’s easy voice is quickly joined by tropical devices and a reggae beat. 

"I’ve been desirous to do a Christmas album for a very long time, primarily as a result of I’ve by no means been in a position to witness a ‘winter wonderland’ because of dwelling in Florida and California my entire life,” Clark instructed Billboard, “So as an alternative of writing one other Christmas album that sounded frosty, I made a decision to document it with extra of a ‘island-sunshine’ vibe for everybody who experiences Christmas above 70°F."

Fans have been delighted on the information of a vacation album, having simply been handled to We The Kings' 11-song Six earlier this yr.

Season’s Greetings from the Sandbar encompasses a assortment of seven classics from “Silent Night” to “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” with originals “One People” and a re-recorded model of 2008's “There Is A Light” sprinkled in. The band additionally reunited with Elena Coats, recognized for collaborating with the blokes on “Sad Song” from 2013’s Somewhere Somehow, to document “Baby It’s Cold Outside.”

The vacation album drops Friday (Nov. 16) and is on the market for pre-order now. Listen to the brand new Christmas jam and take a look at the complete monitor itemizing beneath.

Season’s Greetings from the Sandbar Track Listing

Silent Night (feat. Anna Maria Island)
Baby It’s Cold Outside (feat. Elena Coats)
One People
Jingle Bells (feat. Frankie)
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting)
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
O Holy Night
I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas
Little Drummer Boy
There Is A Light