Dean & Britta (Galaxie 500, Luna) have collaborated with Sonic Boom (PeteKember of Spacemen 3) on a cover of John & Yoko’s classic Christmas/protest song “Happy Xmas (War Is Over).” Wareham & Phillips recorded at their home studio and Kember mixed at New Atlantis Studio in Portugal.
The song is released today, December 18 via Bandcamp and onDecember 24 via all streaming services. The release is pay-what-you-like with all net proceeds going to The Sled. The Sled assist underprivileged NYC Public School Students and their families, most of whom live in shelters or other temporary housing.
Dean & Britta will perform this song during their holiday edition of their livestream show — this Saturday, December 19 at 6pm PST over at deanandbritta.veeps.com where they have been performing regularly during the pandemic.