January 30, 2023

Mac DeMarco has continued his custom of Christmas covers together with his rendition of “It’s Starting to Look a Lot Like Christmas.”

Written by Meredith Willson, “It’s Starting to Look a Lot Like Christmas” is probably greatest identified for being a High 10 hit in 1951 for Perry Como and The Fontane Sisters with Mitchell Ayres & His Orchestra. Bing Crosby additionally shared a well-liked model that 12 months, with Johnny Mathis and Michael Bublé releasing their very own covers many years later.

DeMarco’s tackle “It’s Starting to Look a Lot Like Christmas” provides a barely jazzy contact to the usual together with his signature piano, whereas bells make the quilt much more whimsical. It comes with a enjoyable music video through which DeMarco and Dan McNeill journey round Los Angeles on bikes whereas carrying inflatable costumes of Santa Claus and a gingerbread man. Watch it beneath.

The brand new cowl follows DeMarco’s tackle “I’ll Be Dwelling for Christmas,” which he shared final 12 months. Earlier than that, he provided renditions of “Santa Claus Is Coming to City” and “Have Your self a Merry Little Christmas.”

Earlier this 12 months, DeMarco participated within the inaugural Band Shirt Day. He spent an excellent chunk of 2022 on the street, showing at festivals like Kilby Block Occasion and Day In Day Out along with his personal tour dates. His final album was 2019’s Right here Comes the Cowboy.

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