From CapeTown Sound
It’s A GOOD HOPE FM CHRISTMAS!
Contemporary music has always played a huge role in the celebration of Christmas – for years Bing Crosby’s ‘White Christmas’ was the biggest-selling single of all time. In more recent years John & Yoko celebrated world peace with ‘Happy Xmas’ (War Is Over) and Band-Aid raised millions for starving people in Africa with ‘Don’t They Know It’s Christmas’. These are just a few examples of how pop music has played a positive role at Christmas time.
Now, Cape Town’s premier radio station, Good Hope FM, has rallied some of Cape Town’s leading artists and invited them to make their own personal contribution to Christmas through music. The result is stunning beautiful and heart-warming. There are new versions of old festive chestnuts – plus brand-new compositions – all performed in a joyous Christmas spirit – celebrating Christmas …and Cape Town.
The beauty of Christmas meets the beauty, peace and good-will of Christmas in this truly wonderful collection of songs by some of Cape Town’s finest – made all the more special by the fact that Good Hope FM is sharing this spirit and love with all the people of Cape Town …all those who live here – and all those who visit from all over the world.
We wish you truly Happy Christmas!
1. Hark The Herald Angels Sing – Karin Kortjie
2. Happy, Happy Christmas Day – Edith with The NAC Children’s Choir
3. Let It Snow – Acoustica
4. Joy To The world – Coda Ft. Zami Mdingi and Given Phike
5. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – Richard Caesar
6. This Christmas – The Black Ties Ft. Chad Saaiman, Lloyd Jansen and Keeno Lee
7. Give Love On Christmas Day – The Rockets
8. O’ Little Town Of Bethlehem – Paul Petersen
9. Silent Night – D7
10. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas – Claire Phillips and Caramel
11. Christmas Song – Byron Clarke and Monique Hellenberg
12. O’ Holy Night – Emily Bruce
13. Christmas In Cape Town – NAC Children’s Choir
14. The First Noel – Allou April
15. I Want You For Christmas – Akili Ft. Melissa Smit
16. Tis the Season to be Jolly – Brasse van Die Kaap
17. Auld Lang Syne – Tucats