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Robert Drake’s Christmas Countdown: The Brett Domino Trio covers “Fairytale of New York”

Brett Domino Trio
Brett Domino Trio

It’s just 11 days ‘til The Night Before on XPN … and to help get us prepared for 24 hours of yours truly, I present to you a unique holiday song each day!

Today we spotlight a Christmas song that should NEVER be covered – as the original by The Pogues, featuring Kirsty MacColl, is one of my all-time favorites. However, a few years ago musician/comedian Rob J. Madin produced a quirky cover of “Fairytale Of New York” as his alter-ego Brett Domino and it has stuck with me ever since. I give you The Brett Domino Trio (yes, there’s just two of them) with English pop singer Alexa Goddard and their version of the classic.

Be sure to join me for my 22nd annual edition of The Night Before on XPN; 24 hours of me and my eclectic collection of seasonal sounds – midnight to midnight on the 24th day of December … only on WXPN.

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