I think I posted this item last year – the original lineup of the Indiana University a cappella group called “Straight No Chaser” and their completely hilarious “12 Days of Christmas.”
[well, crap - the original was deleted from YouTube]
The story gets better – on the strength of their YouTube output (put on the web for a reunion), the original group were offered a record contract. And so, years after graduation, they decided to grab that crazy brass ring and get back together to record a Christmas album called Holiday Spirits. Our friend Bob sent us a copy of it: it’s FANTASTIC. If you love lush harmony, clever arrangements, and flawless execution, do yourself a favor and buy a copy.
Here’s them doing Christmas in Washington:
If you don’t love any of these things, I’m sorry your heart is cold and dead. There’s nothing I can do for you.