Tony Hadley hardly understands which nation he’s in when Love Sunday magazine finally acquires him after a couple of days playing phone tag, and it’s not unexpected; after coming out of the jungle in deepest, darkest Australia, he got a whole 3 days to reunite with his family (better half Alison and children Zara, 9, and Genevieve, three and a half, existed to greet him), before flying off briefly to Dubai, followed by Milan, then onto Rome, for work dedications.
Tony Hadley, famous Spandau Ballet front guy, provides his first-ever Christmas album taped and produced in Italy. The album includes two brand new tunes together with a few of his favourite Christmas classics.
“The Christmas Album” is offered worldwide from November 27th physically, digitally and through all streaming partners.
Produced by Claudio Guidetti and recorded totally in Italy, “The Christmas Album” is an eclectic collection of Christmas songs consisting of: “White Christmas”, “Let It Snow”, “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”, Bruce Springsteen’s version of “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town”, “I Think In Father Christmas” by Greg Lake (Emerson, Lake & Palmer ), “Shock Christmas” by Train, “Fairy Tale Of New York City (a duet with Nina Zilli)” by The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl, “Lonesome This Christmas” by Mud, “Driving Home For Christmas” by Chris Rea, “Run Rudolph Run” by Chuck Berry and “I Don’t Wish To Spend One More Christmas Without You” by N’Sync.
The album likewise features 2 brand new songs: “Every 2nd I’m Away”- written by Tony Hadley, Guidetti & Annalisa Scarrone, and “Snowing All Over The World” composed by Tony
Find Out About Tony Adley
As front guy for Spandau Ballet, Tony Hadley led the acclaimed band through the 1980s with 15 Top 10 singles (consisting of the # 1 smash “True.”) The band took a 20 year hiatus prior to reforming in 2009, again striking the U.K. Top 10 with their reunion album, Once again. Following a well-known documentary (directed by Julien Temple) and an effective trip, Hadley stepped out with The Christmas Album, his very first vacation offering, revealing the exact same adventurous spirit, while doing what he does best– making every tune his own.
Including requirements like “White Christmas,” “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!” and “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town,” The Christmas Album moves effortlessly into the ’50s with Chuck Berry’s “Run Run Rudolph,” the ’70s with “I Believe In Daddy Christmas” (Greg Lake of Emerson Lake & Palmer), The Pogues’ “Fairytale Of New York City” from the ’80s, and into the existing century with Keane’s “Somewhere Just We Know” along with originals. Previously just offered as an import, this 2016 variation of The Christmas Album adds 3 brand-new tracks for its introduction to the world!
From “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” (a duet with Kim Wilde) to “Shock Christmas” (co-written by Butch Walker and Pat Monahan of Train), The Christmas Album delivers to the romantic, the brand-new romantic and every generation in-between. A brand-new vacation classic? We understand this much is real.