Star Trek legend William Shatner will launch his first-ever Christmas album, Shatner Claus - The Christmas Album, on Oct. 26 on Cleopatra Records. The actor identified for his stentorian voice and dramatic line reads has given 13 traditional vacation songs his personal comedic spin, with assist from music icons together with as Iggy Pop, Brad Paisley, Judy Collins, Billy Gibbons and others.
The first launch from the album is a rendition of “Jingle Bells,” sung alongside punk/spoken phrase ranter Henry Rollins, which combines a traditional orchestral intro that fades into Shatner and Rollins’ voices bouncing off of each other, as if a narrative is being advised. The rowdy beats and added sound results of galloping horses praise Shatner’s exaggerated vocals.
With an eclectic vary that swings from jazz and blues to rockabilly, bossa nova and rock, the set additionally options Shatner driving alongside Paisley on a honky tonk tackle "Blue Christmas" and punk godhead Pop tucking into a novel model of "Silent Night."
Listen beneath to Shatner’s model of “Jingle Bells” and see the total observe listing beneath.
Shatner Claus observe lsit:
1. "Jingle Bells" feat. Henry Rollins
2. "Blue Christmas" feat. Brad Paisley
three. "Little Drummer Boy" feat. Joe Louis Walker
four. "Winter Wonderland" feat. Todd Rundgren & Artimus Pyle (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
5. "Twas The Night Before Christmas" feat. Mel Collins (King Crimson)
6. "Run Rudolph Run" feat. Elliot Easton (The Cars)
7. "O Come, O Come Emmanuel" feat. Rick Wakeman (Yes)
eight. "Silver Bells" feat. Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull)
9. "One for You, One For Me"
10. "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer" feat. Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top)
11. "Silent Night" feat. Iggy Pop
12. "White Christmas" feat. Judy Collins
13. "Feliz Navidad" feat. Dani Bender
14. "Jingle Bells" feat Henry Rollins (Punk Rock Version)