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“Christmas In The Loony Bin” (Single) by Osaka Popstar

Artist: Osaka Popstar
Title: “Christmas In The Loony Bin” (Single)
Label: Misfits Records
Release Date: 12/2/2016
Genre: Pop Punk
Rating: 4/5

I’ve discussed Osaka Popstar on the website a couple of times over the years and on this Christmas Eve I wanted to scope out some thoughts on their brand new original seasonal song which is called “Christmas In The Looney Bin”. I was excited about the tune for a couple of reasons and the first was based on this featuring the new lineup of the group and the second because it would be a completely original number as opposed to a reworked version of a Christmas classic like we found them doing with “O HOLY NIGHT”.
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“O Holy Night” (Single) by Osaka Popstar

Artist: Osaka Popstar
Title: “O Holy Night” (Single)
Label: Misfits Records
Release Date: 11/17/2014
Genre: Pop Punk/Holiday
Rating: 4/5

I really enjoyed the Pop Punk style that Osaka Popstar brought to the table with their album “Osaka Popstar and The American Legends Of Punk” so I was both amused and quite curious when I learned that they would be doing a Christmas song like “O Holy Night” which is a Holiday perennial for sure. The last time I heard from the band they had offered up a single called “Super Hero” which was a fun and fast track but how would the Pop Punk furies bring about the holiday cheer? With a tinsel laden leather jacket most likely. Let’s chat about the tune.
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