Album cover artwork with red vinyl sticking outFrom Tuscon Arizona, Calexico are well known for their blending of North American music with the sounds that drift from their Southern neighbours.

Seasonal Shift is their first holiday album. It’s not necessarily a Christmas album (although there are a few of those themes here); this is more of a celebratory collection of songs that really crosses borders, taking you on a journey through cultural seasonal celebrations. From Portuguese Fado to Mexican folk songs, this is a feel-good collection of music.

Covers by John Lennon and Tom Petty sit beside traditional sounds of mariachi and more; it’s a perfect end to a challenging year for everyone, that reflects on the 12 months gone and the changes they brought for better or worse. Let Calexico bring you some peace of mind.

Seasonal Shift by Calexico is out Dec 4 via Spunk.

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