Published on Dec 6, 2012
BUY NOW - FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK - CHRISTMAS CHARITY SINGLE by The Swinging Little Big Band & The Three Belles: all profits from the sale of this single this Christmas will go to Shelter (the housing & homelessness charity). Available NOW from iTunes, Amazon & Google Play. Or by texting track FRYTALENY to 80818 (texts cost £1, UK only).
The Swinging Little Big Band presents an uplifting & ingenious version of popular Christmas anthem: 'Fairytale of New York', beginning with a Deep South Blues / New Orleans vibe before launching into Glenn Miller inspired forties swing as The Three Belles take the vocal lines of Kirsty MacColl to new heights with sensational 3-part close harmonies.
Over the past 6 years The Swinging Little Big Band have established themselves as one of the most original & exciting swing acts in the country. Performing their unique blend of vintage Rat Pack classics alongside their own unique swing/jazz versions of contemporary songs - by the likes of The Strokes, The Arctic Monkeys, Coldplay & Oasis - re-arranged as jump jive, swing & salsa. The past few years have seen the band perform at many of the UK's most prestigious venues. http://www.littlebigband.co.uk
The single features fabulous Andrews Sisters inspired close-harmony trio: The Three Belles, whose recent performances include Twinwood Festival, IOW Festival and their own stage show 'Sing Sing Sing' at the Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks. http://www.thethreebelles.com
*All profits raised from the sale of the single this Christmas will be donated to Shelter (the housing & homelessness charity). Applies to all sales processed before 1st January 2013.
Filmed & produced by Rory Okey & Glenn Smith
Filmed at The Grey Lady, Tunbridge Wells www.thegreylady.co.uk