Christmas has come early! Grammy Award Winning singer-songwriter LeAnn Rimes will release her new Christmas album, “Today is Christmas”, on October 16, 2015. The album was recorded in Los Angeles at Capitol Recording Studios and Sunset Sound Studios; and was co-produced by Rimes, Darrell Brown and Niko Bolas. Rimes also co-wrote two original songs for the album, the title track, “Today is Christmas”, as well as “I Still Believe in Santa Claus”.
Released by Kobalt Label Services, “Today is Christmas” will be available for pre-order on iTunes and Amazon today, September 18, 2015. The pre-order will include an instant grat track, “Celebrate Me Home”, a holiday favorite that Rimes recorded as a duet with Grammy nominated artist, Gavin DeGraw. CLICK TO LISTEN HERE: http://smarturl.it/leann_cmh. To make the album even more merry and bright, Rimes also teamed up with hit recording artist Aloe Blacc for a soulful duet of the song, “That Spirit of Christmas”.
“I try to remain in the Christmas spirit all year long”, says Rimes, “so I am hoping my fans will be right there with me – singing all the way into the New Year”. She continues, “I was able to collaborate with some incredibly talented vocalists and musicians to make this amazing record, and I can’t wait for you to hear it.”
“Today is Christmas” includes the following tracks:
- Today Is Christmas
- We Need A Little Christmas
- That Spirit of Christmas (Featuring Aloe Blacc)
- I Still Believe In Santa Claus
- Holly Jolly Christmas / Frosty The Snowman
- Celebrate Me Home (Featuring Gavin DeGraw)
- Must Be Santa
- Christmas Time is Here
- The Heartache Can Wait
- Little Drummer Boy
- Joy (God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen / Angels We Have Heard On High / Hark The Herald Angels Sing)
- Auld Lang Syne
To celebrate the new record, Rimes announced that she will be hitting the West Coast on her annual Christmas tour which will be appropriately called, “Today is Christmas”. The tour kicks off in Tacoma, Washington on December 4th with Ellee Duke opening.