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Amazon Shines Spotlight On Indie Artists In Exclusive Holiday Collection

Indie for holidaysAmazon today released its second annual collection of holiday music. "Indie for the Holidays" is exclusively available to stream on Prime Music and purchase on Amazon.

It features music from from YACHT, Rogue Wave, Lisa Loeb, Langhorne Slim, The LeeVees & Matisyahu, A Silent Film, Sondre Lerche & Jherek Bischoff and more.

“We always want to deliver something special to our customers and "Indie for the Holidays" is the next great way we’re connecting customers with not only new, original holiday music but with amazing artists and bands that they may not have discovered yet,” staid Steve Boom, VP of Digital Music for Amazon. “We’re excited to follow last year’s popular All Is Bright holiday collection with songs from some of today’s best indie artists for customers to enjoy throughout the season.”

Newly-written songs:

  • Indie for holidaysA Silent Film—“Christmas at Our House”
  • ARCHIS—“Winter Time”
  • Bhi Bhiman—“Who’s Up There?”
  • Esmé Patterson—“If I”
  • Family of the Year—“NYE”
  • Fruit Bats—“Christmas with You”
  • Ivan & Alyosha—“Being Home For Christmas”
  • James Apollo—“Go Trim Another Tree”
  • Kill Hannah—“This Is Our December”
  • Lisa Loeb—“Champagne (I’m Ready)”
  • Moon Taxi—“It’s Only Christmas”
  • Oscar—“It’s Christmas Again”
  • Reverend Horton Heat—“Donuts in the Snow”
  • Robert Pollard (of Guided by Voices)—“What Begins on New Year’s Day”
  • Rogue Wave—“Christmastime”
  • Sondre Lerche & Jherek Bischoff—“Surviving Christmas”
  • The LeeVees & Matisyahu—“Outside of December”
  • Turin Brakes—“New Year’s Day”
  • Tuxedo—“Holiday Love”
  • YACHT—“Christmas Alone”

New renditions of holiday favorites:

  • Amason—“O Little Town of Bethlehem”
  • Anna von Hausswolff—“Birthday Boy”
  • Avid Dancer—“Jingle Bells”
  • Born Cages—“Ave Maria”
  • Langhorne Slim—“Deck The Halls (With Boughs of Holly)”
  • SOAK–“The Christmas Waltz”
  • Wild Child—“Silent Night”

Throughout the holiday season, Amazon will also be debuting official videos, including Front Row Live Holiday performances and one-on-one conversations with featured artists. More information on all the great artists on Indie for the Holidays can be found here:amazon.com/indiefortheholidays.

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