Sixpence None The Richer Readies Xmas Album
Reunited pop/rock outfit Sixpence None The Richer has put the finishing touches on its first Christmas album.Reunited pop/rock outfit Sixpence None The Richer has put the finishing touches on its first Christmas album. "The Dawn of Grace" is due Oct. 14; album opener "Angels We Have Heard on High" can be streamed exclusively from Billboard.com.
The 10-track set includes eight traditional Christmas songs and two originals, "The Last Christmas" and "Christmas for Two." Jars Of Clay's Dan Haseltine guests on "Silent Night."
Sixpence None The Richer played its first show in four years during South by Southwest in March, and has a handful of dates on tap this summer, beginning July 2 at the Cornerstone Festival in Marietta, Ill.
The group is expected to hit the studio in the coming weeks to work on a new album, due early next year.
Here is the track list for "The Dawn of Grace":
"Angels We Have Heard on High"
"The Last Christmas"
"O Come, O Come Emmanuel"
"Silent Night" (featuring Dan Haseltine of Jars Of Clay)
"Riu, Riu, Riu"
"Carol of the Bells"
"Christmas for Two"
"Some Children See Him"