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The Monkees with Peter Tork and Micky Dolenz perform at the Palais in St Kilda as part of their 50th anniversary tour on Wednesday 7 December 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

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The Monkees Will Release Their First Christmas Album

by Paul Cashmere on September 21, 2018

in News

The Monkees are about to release their very first Christmas album.

‘Christmas Party’ has an all-star cast including guitarists Peter Buck of R.E.M. and Scott McCaughey of The Minus 5 play on two songs – a cover of Big Star’s Jesus Christ and the album’s title track, which they wrote together.

Once again River Cuomo of Weezer and Andy Partridge of XTC have contributed the songs ‘What Would Santa Do’ and ‘Unwrap Me At Christmas’. Cumo and Partridge wrote for The Monkees 2016 ‘Good Times’ album.

Producer Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne is also back working with The Monkees on ‘Christmas Party’.

Schlesinger has also managed to include two tracks with the vocals of the late Davy Jones on the record

The Monkees ‘Christmas Party’ will be released on 12 October 2018.

Christmas Party track listing


1. Unwrap Me At Christmas
2. What Would Santa Do
3. Mele Kalikimaka
4. House Of Broken Gingerbread
5. The Christmas Song
6. Christmas Party
7. Jesus Christ
8. I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day
9. Silver Bells
10. Wonderful Christmastime
11. Snowfall
12. Angels We Have Heard On High
13. Merry Christmas, Baby

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