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Cheap Trick Announce First Holiday Album “Christmas Christmas”, Out October 20

Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick will rock in the Yuletide season with the release of their first holiday themed album CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS, out October 20 on Big Machine Records. Arriving mere months after their critically-acclaimed 18th studio album WE’RE ALL ALRIGHT!, Cheap Trick co-produced the holiday collection alongside their longtime collaborator, GRAMMY® Award winner Julian Raymond (Glen Campbell, Fastball). With CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS, Cheap Trick delivers a sleigh full of Rock & Roll Christmas classics and festive favourites by Wizzard, Slade, Chuck Berry, The Ramones and The Kinks as well as newly penned offerings like the joyous lead track, “Merry Christmas Darlings.” Explore Cheap Trick’s PledgeMusic campaign here: http://smarturl.it/CTChristmas.

CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS TRACK LIST

1. “Merry Christmas Darlings” | Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson

2. “I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day” | Roy Wood

3. “I Wish It Was Christmas Today” | Jimmy Fallon, Horatio Sanz

4. “Merry Xmas Everybody” | Neville Holder, Jim Lea

5. “Please Come Home For Christmas” | Charles Brown, Jr., Gene Redd

6. “Remember Christmas” | Harry Nilsson

7. “Run Rudolph Run” | Marvin Brodie, Johnny Marks

8. “Father Christmas” | Ray Davies

9. “Silent Night” | Traditional – Franz Xaver Gruber, Joseph Mohr; Arrangement by Robin Zander, Julian Raymond

10. “Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want To Fight Tonight)” | Joey Ramone

11. “Our Father Of Life” | Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson

12. “Christmas Christmas” | Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson

The Rock & Roll Hall of Famers – whose four decade-plus career has seen them play more than 5,000 shows and counting – remain on the road this fall for a string of U.S. headline dates, long awaited Canadian run as special guests on Nickelback’s “Feed The Machine” arena tour and a top-billed set at Pembroke Pines, FL’s upcoming Rockfest 80’s (November 4). Additional dates – including some very special CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS concerts – will be announced soon. For complete details and ticket availability, please visit CheapTrick.com.

Cheap Trick will also be among the icons performing at Rock Getaway 2017, an all-star, all-inclusive weekend event set for the Hard Rock Hotel in Rivera Maya, Mexico October 26-November 1. Set to appear on October 29, Cheap Trick joins a truly extraordinary lineup of legends including Steve Miller Band, Roger Daltrey, Foreigner, Blue Öyster Cult, Bad Company, Los Lobos, and many more. Limited packages are still available; for detail, please visit www.rockgetaway.com.

CHEAP TRICK ON TOUR 2017

SEPTEMBER

23 – Saskatoon, SK – Sasktel Sports Centre *

26 – Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome *

28 – Edmonton, AB – Rogers Place *

OCTOBER

1 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena *

27 – Mahnomen, MN – Shooting Star Casino

29 – Riviera Maya, MX – Rock Getaway 2017 †

NOVEMBER

4 – Pembroke Pines, FL – Rockfest 80’s †

10 – Hampton Beach, NH – Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom

11 – Shippensburg, PA – Luhrs Performing Arts Center

12 – Jim Thorpe, PA – Penn’s Peak

16 – Wilmington, DE – The Queen

18 – Port Chester, NY – The Capitol Theatre

* w/Nickelback

† Festival Performance

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