WEIS Radio | Local and regional news, sports and weather “Mitchell Tenpenny takes a” different “approach to Christmas music with” Naughty List “
You would be hard pressed to find anyone more in the Christmas spirit than Mitchell tenpenny, channeling his passion into his first Christmas album, Naughty list.
The singer says he intended to take a different approach when covering classics like “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” and “Jingle Bell Rock”. Additionally, Mitchell doesn’t hesitate to create his own brand which he calls “Sexy Christmas,” which fans can hear in “Don’t Hang the Mistletoe” and “I Hope It Snows” with his fiancee, Meghan patrick.
“I made it a little different, it’s not like your normal Christmas music. We’ve certainly done some of my favorite classics, but I’ve written a lot of originals here. I call it a “sexy Christmas,” Mitchell says. “There are some fun songs in there that are a little different from the norm, and I love that. I recommend people who don’t necessarily like Christmas music to take a look, as it’s a little different.
The singer expresses that he is an avid fan of the holiday season, festive music with the potential of a White Christmas. It was a dream for him to record a Christmas album in order to capture the nostalgic feeling that has comforted him over the years.
“I love Christmas music. It’s either you love it or you hate it, but it was always something I wanted to do early in my career, release a full Christmas album, ”he shares. “Christmas gives me that feeling of peace of mind when it comes around the corner and when I start hearing the music, when I see or think the snow is coming, I feel better. It’s that nostalgic childhood feeling, it’s the end of the year, you’re with family, and Christmas usually brings that to me.
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