I hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday! It’s so exciting that so many amazing DFW artists have created songs to celebrate the occasion, and you’ll find some of them sprinkled in this week’s playlist, which you’ll find under this week’s highlights.
Krüger’s version of “Santa Baby” brings to mind visions of jazz clubs past. It’s absolutely delicious!
Ellen strives to make people feel better after listening to her songs, and “I Feel Alive at Christmas Time” achieves the goal… and you can duet with her on TikTok! 😀
Abby Cole just released a cover of the Christmas classic with a twist- Cole uses the original lyrics for the song, which (among other things) changes “Have yourself a merry little Christmas/Let your heart be light/From now on, our troubles will be out of sight” to “Have yourself a merry little Christmas/It may be your last/Next year we may all be living in the past”. This, paired with her soft voice and signature electronic sound, make for a super haunting song. But, she totally wants you to have a Merry Little Christmas… right?
The KXT Local Show- 12/25/2021
Kristy Krüger- Santa Baby
Queen of Cups- The Fog
Dali Voodoo- Daydream
Ellen Once Again- I Feel Alive at Christmastime
Cathey Sparks- All Lit Up
Remy Reilly- Lost Without You
The Troumatics- Whiskey Christmas
The Venetian Sailors- (All I Really Want For Christmas Is) Peace on Earth
Lauren Christner & The Round Up- Black Chevrolet
40 Acre Mule- The Big Man’s Back In Town
Abby Cole- Have Urself A Merry Little Christmas
Damon K. Clark- Random Lover
The Plum Boys- Going to the Moon
Claire Reilly-Roe- Kiss Me Goodnight
Hello Shannon feat. Ben Fisher- It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Loyal Sally feat. Ellen Once Again- The New Year
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