10 Original Christmas Tunes 2012

Here's my Festive round-up for 2012.

Tune for dancing to: The Henry Girls - Mr Snowman

Glorious harmonies, upbeat groove and full of charm Mr. Snowman is a great Christmas tune to have in your collection found on A Murrey Christmas:

A MURRAY CHRISTMAS is a unique collection of original songs, seasonal classics and inspirational readings. Featuring pieces originally broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1’s The John Murray Show, and with proceeds going to AWARE. Mr Snowman is a christmas song by The Henry Girls which they have donated to the album. It also features Gerry O Connor on banjo and Jonathan Berkeley on bass.


Tune for Christmas Bells & charm: Eric McGrath - Till I'm Home Again

Till I'm Home Again is a Christmas Charity Single with 100% of sales proceeds donated to Make-A-Wish® Ireland. Buy here: http://ericmcgrath.bandcamp.com/


Tune with the cute video & a big message: Andrew Handrick - Let It Go

A song for the season about peace and understanding...
'Let It Go' is free to download on Andrew's SoundCloud Page


Tune that tips the hat to Slade, Mud, Wizzard .... : The Aluskas - Merry Christmas To You


Tune for a laugh - Huey & The Hobgoblins - I Hope Santa Has a Dark Side


Tune for reflection - Laura Boyle - That Time of Year

Laura is an exceptional 18 year old singer-songwriter from London. Expect to hear great things from her in 2013 and beyond.


Tune for a Nightmare Before Christmas - Reverend JM's Panic Worship - Santa's Lullabye


Tune to admire - Laurie Cameron - One Christmas Fall

I adore this folk tale from Scottish singer-songwriter Laurie Cameron. Such a beautiful tune. 


Tune for Harmonies - The Lost Brothers - St. Christopher

The Lost Brothers, recorded Christmas ballad 'St Christopher' in Liverpool with the guitarist. Ryder-Jones, who released solo album 'If…' on Domino in 2011, produced and played piano on the song, which also features Babyshambles member Drew McConnell.

The Lost Brothers are the releasing the song in aid of the Peter McVerry Trust, which supports the young homeless in Dublin. The B-side of the single is a cover of Henry Mancini's 'Moon River', produced by M Ward band member Adam Selzer.
Available for download www.thelostbrothersband.com All Proceeds to Peter McVerry Trust


Tune to Air Guitar to: Croupier - Croupier's Carol of the Bells

Enjoy and have a great Christmas!