Bright Eyes Christmas Album To Get Official Release

5 November 2013, 11:00 | Updated: 5 November 2013, 13:04

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Bright Eyes' Christmas album - entitled simply A Christmas Album - is getting a widespread release 11 years after it originally came out.

Featuring eleven festive covers the record was initially an online store exclusive, raising money for the Nebraska AIDS Project.

it was called "the saddest, sweetest holiday recording you hear all season" by the New York Times and sees Conor Oberst joined by members of Azure Ray, Cursive and Desaparecidos
 
The album will be available on CD, 180 gram white vinyl and to download.

Tracklisting:

1. Away in a Manger
2. Blue Christmas
3. Oh Little Town of Bethlehem
4. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
5. The First Noel
6. Little Drummer Boy
7. White Christmas
8. Silent Night
9. Silver Bells
10. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
11. The Night Before Christmas