Timi Dakolo Releases Video For ‘Merry Christmas, Darling’ ft. Emeli Sande

Pic by Satya Zoa

He’s been dubbed ‘the golden voice of Africa’ by 16-time Grammy Award-winning Humberto Gatica (Michael Buble, Michael Jackson, Celine Dion) and now Nigerian sensation Timi Dakolo releases his debut UK album ‘Merry Christmas, Darling’ November 22nd on Hafe Music/Virgin EMI. The stunning title track, featuring Emeli Sandé – listen here.

Check out ‘Merry Christmas, Darling’ here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10RIzbvvyG8

Recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London, Timi presents a simply gorgeous, heartfelt collection of soulful Christmas ballads backed by the London Symphony Orchestra. ‘Merry Christmas, Darling’ combines Timi’s unique voice with some of the greatest classical standards ever written. The album, which was two years in the making was additionally recorded in Libreville, Budapest, Lagos and Los Angeles.

The album is Executively Produced by Mr. Ali Bongo Ondimba – the visionary behind the project. Producers Humberto Gatica and award-winning jazz composer Frederic Michel Gassita came together with co-Executive Producer Efe Ogbeni, to create what is set to be the soundtrack of the Holiday. Timi said of recording at Abbey Road studios; “Recording this album one of the greatest experiences of my life. It was like a dream I didn’t want to wake up from.”

‘Merry Christmas Darling’ is his first Christmas album and also features Eric Benet on ‘White Christmas’, Kenny G. and The Eben Voices of Gabon Choir on ‘Hallelujah’.

‘Merry Christmas, Darling’ Track Listing:

Merry Christmas, Darling (feat. Emeli Sandé)

The Christmas Song

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Mary, Did You Know?

White Christmas (feat. Eric Benét)

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

I’ll Be Home For Christmas

Decorate The Night (feat. Kenny G)

Hallelujah (feat. The Eben Voices Of Gabon Choir)

Silent Night (feat. Laura Bretan)

Where Did We Go Wrong (Cry)

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