Twenty-five years after their debut album, the original lineup – Andrew De Silva, brothers Gary and Brad Pinto and Danny Williams – have delivered this sparkling Christmas collection. As the title states, it’s a mixtape, with some old (including versions of The First Noël, Silent Night and Away In A Manger), some new (covers of George Michael’s Last Christmas and Donny Hathaway’s Someday We’ll All Be Free), plus an outstanding original, the title track, which features a soaring vocal and guitar solo by Diesel. A welcome return for a group jam-packed with talent.
Christmas Is Here: The CDB Mixtape by CDB is out now via Ambition/Sony.
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