Christmas Comes Alive

Brian Setzer

Released: October 12, 2010

Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and 3-time Grammy-award-winner BRIAN SETZER is a “Musician’s Musician” credited with continually taking chances with innovative and daring musical styles. Setzer is widely credited for taking two forgotten genres, rockabilly and swing, adding his own blend of gunpowder and rockin style, and completely reinventing and single-handedly resurrecting them in the process. Along the way, he has scored chart-topping hitssold 13 million records and received the Orville H. Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award throughout his decorated career as founder/leader of the Stray Catshis 19-piece Brian Setzer Orchestra, and as a solo artist. He is consistently cited as one of the world’s greatest living guitarists, and has a best-selling, extensive line of elite Gretsch signature model guitars bearing his name. BRIAN appeared in the 1987 film, La Bamba, portraying rockabilly pioneer Eddie Cochran. In 2002BRIAN earned the privilege of being one of the few musicians to be animated in an episode of “The Simpsons.” That same year, SETZERwas personally requested to induct Chet Atkins into the 17th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of FameSETZER had the honor of being invited in 2006 to perform at the White House for the President of the United States. In 2014, SETZER received the distinct honor of being asked by the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. to donate a replica of his original 1959 Gretsch 6120 “Stray Cat” guitar, joining an elite collection of iconic treasures at the museum.

Track Listing
  1. Dig That Crazy Santa Claus
  2. Sleigh Ride
  3. Boogie Woogie Santa Claus
  4. Winter Wonderland
  5. Santa Claus Is Back in Town
  6. (Everybody’s Waiting For) The Man With the Bag
  7. Stray Cat Strut/You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch
  8. ‘Zat You Santa Claus?
  9. Angels We Have Heard on High
  10. Run Rudolph Run
  11. Jingle Bell Rock
  12. Blue Christmas
  13. Fishnet Stockings
  14. The Nutcrakcer Suite
  15. Jingle Bells
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