Settle around the fireplace this holiday season with Mad Men Christmas: Music from and Inspired by the Hit TV Series on AMC. Produced by Lionsgate Television, the multiple Emmy® Award-winning drama Mad Men has captivated audiences worldwide since its 2007 debut with its vivid depiction of the world of Madison Avenue advertising in 1960s America. With fans eagerly awaiting the highly anticipated seventh season of the series, there is no better time to celebrate the wonderful holiday music of this era.
Concord Records, a division of Concord Music Group, has partnered with Lionsgate to release Mad Men Christmas: Music from and Inspired by the Hit TV Series on AMC on October 15, 2013. This 12-track release, available on CD exclusively at Target® stores nationwide, will feature several iconic 1960s Christmas tracks and one previously unreleased remix of the celebrated "Zou Bisou Bisou" as performed by character Megan Draper (played by Jessica Paré) in the season five premiere.
Mad Men Christmas opens with the familiar Mad Men theme song "A Beautiful Mine" by RJD2, which has accompanied the opening credits since the show's beginning, followed by the sultry and hypnotic voice of Paré in an exclusive remix of the French pop tune "Zou Bisou Bisou (Scotch + Sofa remix)" by IAMX. The album continues with many of the era's best-loved Christmas songs, including Dean Martin's "Baby It's Cold Outside," Rosemary Clooney's "White Christmas," Tony Bennett's "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," Otis Redding's "Merry Christmas Baby" and Vince Guaraldi's "Christmas Time Is Here," to name a few.
To listen to the new "Zou Bisou Bisou" remix by IAMX (Scotch + Sofa), click HERE:
Mad Men Christmas: Music From and Inspired by the Hit TV Series on AMC Track List:
1. "A Beautiful Mine" (The Mad Men Theme) - RJD2
2. "Zou Bisou Bisou" Remix (Scotch + Sofa Remix by IAMX) - Jessica Paré
3. "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" - Darlene Love
4. "Baby It's Cold Outside" - Dean Martin
5. "The Christmas Song" - Mel Tormé
6. "Christmas Waltz" - Nellie McKay
7. "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" - Tony Bennett
8. "White Christmas" - Rosemary Clooney
9. "I'll Be Home for Christmas" - Johnny Mathis
10. "Merry Christmas Baby" [take 1]- Otis Redding
11. "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" - Teresa Brewer
12. "Christmas Time Is Here" - Vince Guaraldi
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Set in 1960s New York, the sexy, stylized and provocative AMC drama Mad Men follows the lives of the ruthlessly competitive men and women of Madison Avenue advertising; an ego-driven world where key players make an art of the sell. AMC's award-winning drama made history as the first basic cable series to win the Emmy® for Outstanding Drama Series in four consecutive years. Created by Emmy® and Golden Globe® winning executive producer Matthew Weiner and produced by Lionsgate, Mad Men has riveted audiences with the seductive and intriguing world of Sterling Cooper & Partners. The series will return spring 2014.
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