November 5, 2020
By Alex Rawls
When 2020 started, The Goo Goo Dolls had no plans to record a Christmas album, but it’s November and we have It’s Christmas All Over. Today The Goo Goo Dolls’ John Rzeznik tells the story of the album and talks about his relationship to Christmas music growing up. How do fans of rock ’n’ roll who have been historically suspicious of sentimentality sing such sentimental songs? And how do guys who learned to play by making their own songs handle some of the Christmas classics?
It’s Christmas All Over was released on October 30, as was A Tori Kelly Christmas. Today, host Alex Rawls reviews Tori Kelly’s new album, which includes two new Christmas songs and her version of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” from the movie, Sing!
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