Chris Young has announced he will be releasing his first Christmas Album October 14th. The news comes as a pleasant surprise to country music fans as Young released the Album of The Year nominee, “I’m Comin’ Over”, just under a year ago. The album, titled “It Must Be Christmas”, is said to be a selective choice of favorites as well as some new and original seasonal pieces.
Chris Young, a Tennessee native and award-winning artist, burgeoned onto the country music scene after his Nashville Star win in 2006. His ability to incorporate modern themes and cultural references into his music without straying from the unique markers of the genre lends to his massive popularity. Fans have been swooned with years of chart topping singles that highlight Young’s classic country styling and smooth baritone voice.
“It Must Be Christmas” Track List
- “The Christmas Song”
- “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)”
- “Under the Weather”
- “There’s a New Kid in Town” (feat. Alan Jackson)
- “Holly Jolly Christmas”
- “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”
- “The First Noel” (feat. Brad Paisley)
- “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”
- “Silent Night” (feat. Boyz II Men)
- “It Must Be Christmas”
Now, Young is inspiriting his audience once more with not only the news of his Christmas album, but also the offer of limited signed copies with preorder from Amazon.com. Fans can also preorder a limited edition Christmas merch bundle that includes an ornament, long sleeve shirt, a blanket and more from ChrisYoungcountry.com.
Along with releasing It Must Be Christmas this October, Young is preparing to continue his ‘I’m Comin’ Over Tour’at the end of September. The shows include a few exciting musical guests with Dan + Shay joining in for the September and October dates, and Dustin Lynch hopping on for November and December. Cassadee Pope, who lent her talents to the duet “Think of You,” will be on tour for all dates as well.
Written by Brandi Lynn Brown