Artist: The Dollyrots
Title: “All I Want For Christmas Is You” (Single)
Label: Independent Artist
Release Date: 12/12/2016
Genre: Holiday Punk
I’ve been a big fan of the Pop Punk vibe when it comes to bands like Shonen Knife, Me First and The Gimme Gimmes and some others but despite hearing their name for a couple of years I had not really investigated the sounds of The Dollyrots. Earlier this evening I got the chance to end that drought of aural indulgence when I learned that the group had offered up their own version of the Christmas classic “All I Want For Christmas Is You”. This tune is generally all over the popular mainstream radio stations around this time of the season and I am speaking about the original one that was performed by Mariah Carey. It’s a great song altogether but how would it come across as a rocking Pop Punk number. Well I am glad that you asked.
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