Christmas Time is Here
Vince Guaraldi’s “Christmas Time Is Here”,Â which was the title tune for A Charlie Brown Christmas is one of the more under-rated Christmas songs. Although it is the scene setter arguably the most beloved animated Christmas specials, it rarely pops up on the holiday playlists. For 2018 the song has been covered by Lucius and is poised to be a favorite for this Christmas season, at least in my house and car. The gentle harmonies of Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig layered on top of a retro furtua sound that feels like a cold night by a warm fire heightened by the anticipation of Christmas Eve. The song is a part of the Fug Yep Soundation, a series of original 7” records recorded in memory of performer/producer Richard Swift. The Fug Yep Soundation hopes to raise awareness and aid to those suffering with addiction.