Listen to The Dream Scene’s Christmas II

Forget Black Messiah: Athens just got its own musical Christmas present in the form of a long-awaited surprise release from local avant-pop outfit The Dream Scene.

If you’re unfamiliar with Christmas, Javier Morales’ excellent 2009 collection of lovingly warped holiday tunes, go check it out. I’ll wait.

Good, you’re back. Wasn’t that awesome? What’s that? You want more? Well, pilgrim, you’re in luck: Yesterday, Morales unveiled a sequel to Christmas.

The practically titled Christmas II picks up where its predecessor left off, tackling 20 Xmas classics with synth-edelic aplomb. It’s somehow stranger, catchier and more inventive than the first outing, an instant holiday classic. 

Feel the cheer:


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