William Shatner Announces Christmas LP Featuring Henry Rollins, Brad Paisley, Iggy Pop
Here comes 'Shatner Claus'
Published Sep 20, 2018William Shatner will be giving the gift of butchered Christmas carols this holiday season. The actor and talk-singer will release Shatner Claus on October 26 via Cleopatra Records.
The celebratory collection of revamped classics hears Shatner enlisting the help of some esteemed pals, including Henry Rollins (for two versions of "Jingle Bells" bookending the album), Brad Paisley, Joe Louis Walker, Todd Rundgren and Artimus Pyle, Mel Collins, Elliot Easton, Rick Wakeman, Ian Anderson, Billy Gibbons, Iggy Pop, Judy Collins and Dani Bender.
Amidst the classic carols like "Blue Christmas," "Silver Bells" and "Feliz Navidad," Shatner also penned an original tune called "One for You, One for Me."
See the full star-studded tracklist down below.
To get an idea of what your Christmas season could sound like this year, take Shatner and Rollins' rendition of "Jingle Bells" (not the punk rock version) out for a spin down below.
1. Jingle Bells (ft. Henry Rollins)
2. Blue Christmas (ft. Brad Paisley)
3. Little Drummer Boy (ft. Joe Louis Walker)
4. Winter Wonderland (ft. Todd Rundgren & Artimus Pyle)
5. Twas The Night Before Christmas (ft. Mel Collins)
6. Run Rudolph Run (ft. Elliot Easton)
7. O Come, O Come Emmanuel (ft. Rick Wakeman)
8. Silver Bells (ft. Ian Anderson)
9. One For You, One For Me
10. Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer (ft. Billy Gibbons)
11. Silent Night (ft. Iggy Pop)
12. White Christmas (ft. Judy Collins)
13. Feliz Navidad (ft. Dani Bender)
14. Jingle Bells (ft. Henry Rollins) (Punk Rock Version)