In the Christmas Spirit: Walk Off the Earth | Beaufort County Now | Hailing from Toronto, Canada, Walk Off the Earth is one of those rare artistic ensembles that combines fine original, offbeat interpretations of popular songs, while doing a smattering of parodies as well as their original material. | Christmas Songs, chrstms, In the Christmas Spirit, Walk Off the Earth, Fairytale of New York, The Pogues, wlkofftherth

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In the Christmas Spirit: Walk Off the Earth

Make sure that you scroll down to the last video of "Fairytale of New York", which is an outstanding version of this soon to be crusty Christmas classic.

    Hailing from Toronto, Canada, Walk Off the Earth is one of those rare artistic ensembles that combines fine original, offbeat interpretations of popular songs, while doing a smattering of parodies, as well as their original material. In this post, we offer three renditions of their most current holiday mainstays.
Walk Off the Earth (from left to right): Gianni Luminati, Joel Cassady, Sarah Blackwood (center), Mike “Beard Guy” Taylor, Ryan Marshall: Above.    Click image to expand.

Christmas video one is an acapela version of Jingle Bell Rock: Below.



Christmas video two is the classic Hawaiian Maile Kinimaka: Below.



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Walk Off the Earth (from left to right): Mike “Beard Guy” Taylor, Ryan Marshall (front), Gianni Luminati, Sarah Blackwood (front), Joel Cassady,: Above.    Click image to expand.

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    Even though "Fairytale of New York" is nearly 30 years old, it has never been represented here on BCN. Now we have three versions, with Walk Off the Earth performing a lovely, visually spontaneous version here below, and two other versions here, including the original by The Pogues.

Christmas video three is a lovely acoustic duo, featuring Gianni Luminati, Sarah Blackwood doing their serious version of "Fairytale of New York": Below.



    Publisher's note: If you are really in the Christmas spirit, or just in the need for more, please click here to access all of the holiday spirit in melody and narrative that BCN can harness and offer for this Yuletide Season.


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