Do you know that the NFL gamers Jason Kelce and his brother, Taylor Swift beau Travis Kelce, are additionally singers and recording artists?
That is the case now as a result of, to have fun the vacations, Jason and Travis have finished a Philadelphia-themed remake of iconic Celtic punkers The Pogues‘ 1987 track “Fairytale of New York.”
The reformulated cowl track took place as a result of Jason, a middle for the Philadelphia Eagles, contributed to his crew’s first Christmas album as The Philly Specials, 2022’s A Philly Particular Christmas. Its success has brought about a second volume, however in an effort to up the ante, each football-playing brothers — though Travis performs for the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs — have turned The Pogues’ “Fairytale of New York” into “Fairytale of Philadelphia.”
Hearken to the track down beneath. A clay animation-style music video clip portraying the brothers as Rankin/Bass-type vacation figures has additionally emerged. See it down beneath as nicely.
The Kelces’ Pogues re-do comes alongside information of Pogues bandleader Shane MacGowan’s ailing well being, as reported by The Independent. MacGown was the band’s frontman from their 1982 basis till they dissolved in 2014, a hiatus in-between.
Additionally accessible to stream, bodily copies of each A Philly Particular Christmas albums can be found at phillyspecialchristmas.com. All earnings from vinyl gross sales go to charities in Philadelphia.
Jason Kelce, Travis Kelce + The Philly Specials, “Fairytale of Philadelphia”
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