|Christmas Playlist: A Starry Night
|Written by Ivan Radford
|Sunday, 11 December 2011 06:52
Actors. Singing. If you've heard Bruce Willis doing Under the Boardwalk, you know it's not always a good combination.
But these days, people don't seem to care. Rihanna's jumping all over Peter Berg's Battleship, William Shatner's sleeping with the Common People and Madonna's directing Andrea Riseborough in films. Even Ryan Gosling has a band called Dead Man's Bones.
Unsurprisingly, a lot of these actor/singer types have done their fair share of festive tracks. Zooey Deschanel's She & Him has released a whole album full of them. So, as a flimsy excuse to listen to Zooey's lovely larynx for 55 minutes, our Advent Calendar continues with a Christmas playlist of screen stars and starlets.
For a seasonal mix of Scarlett Johansson's I'll Be Home for Christmas and Phantom Planet's Carol of the Bells...
(Note: Requires Spotify)