The Smithereens frontma Pat DiNizio has teamed up with jazz musician Christian Josi to record and release a brand-new Christmas single entitled “Holiday 2012” featuring bossa nova takes on holiday standards “Winter Wonderland” and “White Christmas.” Above, you can check out their version of “Winter Wonderland.” The four-track single, now available on iTunes, features vocal and instrumental takes on both songs.
In other Smithereens news, the band has announced it will play a hometown New Year’s Eve bash at the Strand Center for the Arts in Lakewood, N.J.
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