[pullquote quote="The antidote to the holiday chaos - that's what I want this album to be." credit="Jim Brickman, on All Is Calm"]When [lastfm]Jim Brickman[/lastfm] sits down behind the piano you know something special is about to happen. The veteran singer-songwriter, who is responsible for some of the most beloved songs on the radio, has a special place in his heart for the holidays. Inspired by themes of family, love and faith, the season provides Brickman with the kind of motivation artists need to create great works. His holiday original “The Gift” captures the spirit of the season in just the right way, complete with Brickman’s signature delivery.
Enjoy this special Christmas studio session with [lastfm]Jim Brickman[/lastfm], complete with an instrumental holiday medly and revealing interview where he talks about his new holiday album All Is Calm.
“The Gift” is now a true holiday classic, having first been released in 1997 and becoming a staple of Brickman’s live show this time of year. As he relates in our interview, Christmastime is always a source of inspiration for this songwriter. His latest album is called All Is Calm and it’s a compelling combination of new holiday-themed originals and beloved classics.
Jim Brickman Interview
[pullquote quote="By nature my music is very emotional. A lot of it is very romantic." credit=""]As Brickman begins playing, the words spring to mind: “Christmastime is here. Time for joy and cheer.” His performance is instrumental but the words practically leap off the keys. So grab a cup of hot cocoa, hit play below and join us in celebrating the best songs of the season with [lastfm]Jim Brickman[/lastfm] in this instrumental holiday medly.
[lastfm]Jim Brickman[/lastfm]‘s brand new holiday album, titled All Is Calm and featuring the new single “Fa La La” is available now at iTunes and Amazon as well as at Jim’s web store. Read our full album review here.