It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas
In addition to the animation videos, several engaging lyric videos have been created for Beach boys’ “The man with all the toys, ” Bing crosby “Do you hear what i hear” and “It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas, ” Dean martin “Baby it’s cold outside,” and Nat King Cole’s “The happiest Christmas tree“, which are perfect for the holiday season.
WATCH / SHARE “I’LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS” BY BING CROSBY &
“THE LITTLE DRUM BOY”
WATCH / SHARE “RUDOLPH THE RED NOSE REINDEER” BY BURL IVES
WATCH / SHARE “I’VE GOT MY LOVE TO KEEP ME WARM” BY DEAN MARTIN
WATCH / SHARE ELLA FITZGERALD’S “SLEIG RIDE”
WATCH / SHARE “HAVE A MERRY PETIT NOL” BY FRANK SINATRA
WATCH / SHARE THE JACKSON 5 “FATHER CHRISTMAS COMES TO TOWN”
WATCH / SHARE “FROSTY THE SNOWMAN” BY JIMMY DURANTE
WATCH / SHARE “I WANT TO COME HOME FOR NOL” BY MARVIN GAYE
WATCH / SHARE “O COME ALL YE FAITHFUL” BY NAT KING COLE
WATCH / SHARE “THE MAN WITH ALL THE TOYS” FROM THE BEACH BOYS (VIDEO LYRICS)
WATCH / SHARE BING CROSBY’S “HEAR WHAT I HEAR” (VIDEO LYRIC) &
“IT IS STARTING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE NOL” (VIDEO LYRIC)
WATCH / SHARE “BABY, IT’S COLD OUTSIDE” BY DEAN MARTIN (VIDEO LYRIC)
WATCH / SHARE “THE HAPPIEST CHRISTMAS TREE” BY NAT KING COLE (VIDEO LYRIC)
âUMe has created a video series for many of UMG’s most loved and enduring holiday hits, as we once again partner with our artists to continue this tradition,â says Bruce resnikoff, Chairman and CEO of UMe, UMG’s global catalog company. “This year’s videos were created by directors and artists around the world and embody the holiday spirit as these timeless songs have been reinterpreted in creative new ways.”
In the video of Bing crosby “I will be home for Christmas“, viewers are taken on a Christmas journey through the perspective of generations of hopeful and hardworking family members from the turn of the century to the 1970s in New York City to the present day, as they attempt to return home for the holidays, while Bing serenades throughout the decades.The little drummerA similar theme is told as a boy, far from his family, earns a living cleaning the backstage every night. On a particularly depressing evening, as Christmas is fast approaching and the distance with his family becomes all the darker, the boy transforms rusty buckets and buckets into drums and the theater, studded with Crosby references, and its lifeless inhabitants come to life as he offers his one and modest gift of drumming. Burl Ives’ “Rudolph the red nosed reindeer“A new chapter is added to one of the most famous Christmas tales of all as Rudolph Jr. saves Christmas after the flashing malfunctions of Neuro Observation Sensor (NOSE) equipment, forcing Rudolph to move on. action just like his famous father.
Dean Martin is recruited by Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus to take care of Christmas chores as they sneak up on a tropical vacation in the hilarious video from “I have my love to keep you warm“, which features Dean with an ingenious mix of photo collages and animation from the 60s. Meanwhile, in the video from The Jackson 5 “Santa is coming to town“, a delicious hybrid of puppetry and animation, Santa embraces more than his homework and saves the world by happily delivering gifts and the Christmas spirit around the world to magically transform the people and areas that need his help the most. Ella Fitzgerald’s “Sleigh ride“takes viewers on a gripping visual adventure around the world with many” Easter Eggs “to discover throughout Ella’s career.
Written and co-directed by David Calcano of Fantoons, the video for that of Frank Sinatra “Have a merry little Christmas“beautifully tells the personal story of Calcano, which is truly the universal story of the disappearance of home and family during the holidays after leaving his country in search of a better life, in his case the departure Venezuela for the United States The video, which says in the credits as “Dedicated to those who have had to leave their homes … in search of a better life”, has gone viral in Latin America and struck a chord with people around the world who have shared their own stories in the thousands of YouTube comments. Jimmy durante tells a different kind of story in the video for “Frosty the snowmanwhich features a larger-than-life Frosty in this modern, whimsical take on the classic tale. that of Marvin Gaye heart touching “I want to go home for Christmas“takes on a more solemn and serious tone as Gaye, pictured as a cab driver during the holidays, travels around town and helps veterans, as the light on his cab reads, get” home for Christmas ” . supporting American prisoners of war and told from a soldier’s perspective, the song was released posthumously in 2019 on the Motown / UMe album, You are the man. The video was created on Veterans Day in partnership with Paralyzed Veterans of America.
To celebrate the unifying spirit of Christmas, Nat King Cole’s “Come all, faithful“brought together 20 different visual styles from artists around the world to tell” The Greatest Story Ever Told “with their distinctive interpretations. The story of Christ’s birth has been uniquely illustrated by 27 artists from 15 countries, including Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, India, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Spain, Ukraine, United States and Venezuela.
For those looking for more vacation entertainment, Official Ed Sullivan Show YouTube Channel will add classic performances to The Ed Sullivan Show’s vacation playlist from its archive of seasonal favorites throughout the month, including “Christmas song” through Dolores Gris, “Baby’s first Christmas” through Connie Francois, “long live the wind” through Shari lewis and his adorable acolytes, Lamb chop and Charlie horse; expensive standards “Ave Maria” through Joselito, a medley of Sandler & Young singing “Do you hear what I hear? / Silent night / holy night,” the Mexican Boystown Choir with “Auld Lang Syne; “and a medley on the theme of Bobby sherman. Videos will also be available here: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheEdSullivanShow
These videos are just a few of the many ways UMe is celebrating its unparalleled Christmas catalog and helping to increase the joy this holiday season. A variety of new themed digital collections are available to stream now on your favorite streaming service and include the “Christmas for children“, which features classic Christmas carols specially designed for children of all ages, such as Bing Crosby, Burl ives and Peggy lee; “Christmas songs“by Bing Crosby, Peggy lee, Nat King Cole, and 98Â°; a pair of George right “Detroit at Christmas“Collections”,Classics” and “Holiday jams; “and a variety of other sets of Dean Martin (“White christmas, “”Let it snow“), Nat King Cole (“Joy to the world“), and 98 Â° (“Festive christmas“).
UMe’s Christmas Playlist is also available for your streaming enjoyment, which features some of the most popular songs and artists from the holiday music canon, pairing timeless classics with contemporary favorites. The hour-long – and ever-expanding – playlist is now available to stream on Spotify and Apple. Listen here: https://stream.lnk.to/ChristmasPR
uDiscover the music Also gets in the mood with its newly launched vacation resort, which includes a variety of gift guides for all types of music lovers, eclectic playlists, and the memorable stories behind classic vacation tunes. Visit it here: https://www.udiscovermusic.com/christmas/