Electric violin, vocal master L. SHANKAR unveils his very first holiday album

L. Shankar – Christmas from India

L. Shankar - Packshot Christmas India

L. Shankar – Christmas from India

L. Shankar - Packshot Christmas India

L. Shankar – Christmas from India

LOS ANGELES, CA, USA, September 24, 2021 / – Celebrate the holidays this year with a little international flavor, courtesy of one of the most revered violinists, singers and musical geniuses who has collaborated with everyone from Frank Zappa, Peter Gabriel and U2 to Bruce Springsteen , Madonna and many, many more – L. Shankar of Indian descent. Known for his incredibly skillful playing and unique voice, Shankar has received accolades from all musical backgrounds and has been recruited to perform live for the world’s most demanding talents. Now Shankar presents Christmas From India, a brand new set of recordings where he recreates some of the most treasured holiday classics with the sound of tablas, sitar and, of course, violin and vocals to create a Christmas album. not like the others. The album also includes 2 original compositions written by Shankar, “Christmas Time” and “Savior”.

Shankar had this to say about the project: “It was a pleasure and pure joy to work on my new album Christmas From India. It brought back fond memories of working on the music for the two Jesus films, first with legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese and Peter Gabriel on “The Last Temptation of Christ”, then with Mel Gibson and John Debney on “The passion of Christ”. . ‘ Christmas From India is like a third chapter.

Today, Shankar is bringing the joy of Christmas a little earlier, sharing his wonderful take on the 80s Band Aid classic “Do They Know It’s Christmas”.

Stream / download “Do they know it’s Christmas”:

Christmas From India will be available on all digital platforms as well as on CD in a digipak!

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1. Jingle Bells
2. All I want for Christmas is you
3. The first Christmas
4. We wish you a Merry Christmas
5. Holy Night
6. Do they know it’s Christmas?
7. Terrace the rooms
8. O Christmas tree
9. Christmas time
10. Silent night
11. Joy to the world
12. Last Christmas
13. Savior

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