The Yule Logs’ new album, Walked With A
Reindeer, should be your next iTunes download.
If you’re tired of that typical holiday music you’re
currently hearing on the radio,
Think the Beach Boys with edge. Four boys from Chico,
California have taken rock music to a whole new level. And their second
album, which released just last month, is a sort of holiday greetings we’ve
never heard before.
The album starts with a finger-tapping tune that introduces
you to the boys and gives you expectations of the songs to follow. Without
disappointment, The Yule Logs maintain their less-than-common approach to
“Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town”—a typically well-known Christmas song that is
traditionally happy-go-lucky—gets a spin with low vocals and slow start that
creates an eerie feeling and may have you wondering if the Grinch is the one
Although The Yule Logs may be known as a Christmas and Hanukkah rock band, Walked
With A Reindeer focuses a bit more on the Christmas aspect, with songs like
“First Christmas for Baby Jesus” and “That Girl (For Christmas).”
Don’t celebrate Christmas? No fear! There are also tracks
for the overall Holiday season, including the band’s own rendition of “Winter
Walked With A Reindeer is definitely an album to blast in
the car while your mom, and all the other people on the road, wonder why you’re
having so much fun. Both of The Yule Logs albums can be found on iTunes, Amazon
or YuleLogsMusic.com so
what are you waiting for?! Be sure
to check them out and let us know what you think!
Watch the Yule Logs’ video montage of “I Walked With A
What do you think, babes? Tell us: What's your fave holiday song?
BY CAITLIN FARLEY ON 12/13/2010 7:00:00 AM
POSTED IN music reviews, holiday music, music