Christmas Present: Straight No Chaser’s ‘Wonderful Christmastime’

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I began this cycle of Christmas Present with a selection of “Wonderful Christmastime” by The Shins. ┬áLet’s end the cycle with another take. ┬áThis time, the artist is Straight No Chaser, which brings Paul McCartney into the mix, giving this edition a nod from the man who originally brought the song to life. Continue reading

Christmas Present: The Shins’ ‘Wonderful Christmastime’

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In our first entry of the second annual round of Christmas Present posts (click here for a recap of last year, or here for an explanation of what Christmas Present represents), I go to another well-considered take of the classic Paul McCartney tune “Wonderful Christmastime,” re-envisioned by The Shins for a record last year. Continue reading