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3 August 2010

This Christmas
? Live In Chicago

On 25 October 2010, Eagle Rock Entertainment simultanteously release This Christmas ? Live In Chicago by Michael McDonald on DVD and Blu-ray [Cat. No. EREDV784 and ERBRD5069 respectively]. This excellent release features many Doobie Brothers and Michael McDonald hits including: Sweet Freedom, Minute By Minute, Takin' It To The Streets, I Keep Forgettin', What A Fool Believes and more alongside a host of classic and new Christmas songs.

Multi-Grammy Award winner Michael McDonald has had a hugely successful career over four decades with firstly Steely Dan, then with the Doobie Brothers and finally as a solo artist. This festive concert was filmed in high definition in Chicago in 2009. It combines traditional and original Christmas songs featured on Michael's two Christmas albums bookended with classic tracks from both his solo career and his time with the Doobie Brothers.

TRACKLISTING

1) Introduction 2) It Keeps You Runnin' 3) I Keep Forgettin' 4) Sweet Freedom 5) Every Time Christmas Comes Around 6) On This Night 7) This Christmas 8) Come, O Come Emmanuel 9) Wexford Carol 10) Christmas On The Bayou 11) I'll Be Home For Christmas 12) That's What Christmas Means To Me 13) Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas 14) Peace 15) White Christmas / Winter Wonderland 16) Minute By Minute 17) What A Fool Believes 18) Takin' It To The Streets

Michael McDonald's distinctive husky, soulful voice is perfectly suited to this material, which he delivers with sincerity on the more thoughtful songs and with a real panache on the fun numbers. This DVD makes a perfect addition to anyone's Christmas collection.

For more info on this please contact Chris Hewlett PR on chris@chrishewlett.com or 0208 348 6767

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