In celebration of the album's 10th anniversary, Craft Recordings is excited to release the first-ever vinyl pressing of Holidays Rule, a deliciously diverse collection of seasonal music featuring glittering contributions from across the musical spectrum.
Originally released in 2012, the set boasts 17 recordings of timeless holiday classics from artists including pop phenoms fun., the legendary Paul McCartney, indie-pop luminaries The Shins, Americana favorites The Civil Wars, adored singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright (featuring Sharon Van Etten), playful popsters Fruit Bats, bluegrass revisionists Punch Brothers, soul icon Irma Thomas (with The Preservation Hall Jazz Band), cinematic rockers Calexico, eclectic troubadour Andrew Bird, Latin neo-traditionalists Y La Bamba, Texas twang-rock troupe Heartless Bastards, alterna-folk standard-bearer Holly Golightly, roots quintet Black Prairie (featuring Sallie Ford), choral revival collective gesandAges, Fiery Furnaces alumna Eleanor Friedberger and Seattle Americana outfit The Head and the Heart.
Lacquers were cut by Dave Cooley at Elysian Mastering from the original hi-resolution sources mastered by Gavin Lurssen at Lurssen Mastering.
- Translucent Red Vinyl
- Double LP
- First Time on Vinyl
- Mastered from the Original High-Resolution Sources by Gavin Lurssen at Lurssen Mastering
- Lacquers Cut by Dave Cooley at Elysian Mastering
- Gatefold Jacket
- Made in USA
- Sleigh Ride - fun.
- Wonderful Christmastime - The Shins
- Baby, It's Cold Outside - Rufus Wainwright feat. Sharon Van Etten
- The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On an Open Fire) - Paul McCartney
- (Everybody's Waitin' For) The Man with the Bag - Black Prairie feat. Sallie Ford
- I Heard the Bells On Christmas Day - The Civil Wars
- Green Grows the Holly - Calexico
- We Need a Little Christmas - AgesandAges
- That's What I Want for Christmas - Holly Golightly
- May Ev'ry Day Be Christmas - Irma Thomas with Preservation Hall Jazz Band
- Blue Christmas - Heartless Bastards
- Santa, Bring My Baby Back to Me - Eleanor Friedberger
- It's Beginning to Look Like Christmas - Fruit Bats
- Señor Santa (Mister Santa) - Y La Bamba
- O Come, O Come, Emmanuel - Punch Brothers
- What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? - The Head and the Heart
- Auld Lang Syne - Andrew Bird