Thanksgiving is officially in the rearview mirror, with all roads now leading to the cultural onslaught that is the holiday season. Music fans should prepare themselves for plenty of new versions of old holiday favorites when it comes to a soundtrack to this year’s winter festivities. With Black Friday launching the wintertime fun this morning, up and coming garage rock band The Regrettes took it upon themselves to help start the holiday season with their own live version of Mariah Carey’s uptempo classic, “All I Want For Christmas.”
Released on Friday morning, the new live music video (seen above) shows the young rock band performing in a room with a bit more color and decor then they’re probably used to, with the grainy VHS-style video editing adding some nostalgic feel to their fun holiday cover. They’ve traded their Doc Martens in for some tasteful Christmas sweaters, because nothing keeps you cool up on stage like the breathable feeling of wool under those hot lights. Their version may not have the angelic sparkle that most fans think of with Mariah’s version, but one can only assume that the band’s energized rock and roll feel would be approved by Ms. Carey regardless of the distortion level.
Hailing from Los Angeles, The Regrettes made 2017 their breakout year with the release of their Warner Bros. Records-backed debut album in Feel Your Feelings Fool! The rock and roll quartet embarked on their own headlining tour over the summer in addition to making a stop at Chicago’s punk-heavy Riot Fest in September. They will also spend the remainder of their fall months and into the winter on tour as the support act for The Interrupters and SWMRS’ North American tour starting on Nov. 30 in Chicago. Their time on tour with the two veteran groups will last a little under a month before coming to a close in Denver on Dec. 17.
we tried our best to learn and play all I want for christmas in a day so you should try your best to WATCH IT NOW https://t.co/GQbGqJrgTi— The Regrettes (@regrettesband) November 24, 2017