Wade Bowen Announces New Christmas Album, “Twelve Twenty-Five”

Wade Bowen Announces New Christmas Album, “Twelve Twenty-Five”

Texas country mainstay Wade Bowen will release his first holiday album, Twelve Twenty-Five, on Nov. 8.

The 13-song offering features a number of holiday classics, including “O Holy Night” and “Silent Night,” as well as renditions of Wham!’s “Last Christmas” and Maria Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas,” which you can listen to below.

Wade also pays homage to his country heroes with covers of Dolly Parton’s “Once Upon A Christmas” and Merle Haggard’s “If We Make It Through December,” which features Cody Canada.

“Christmas has always been the most personal of holidays, with its combination of faith and family,” says Wade. “That was true for me while growing up and it’s still true for me today, albeit in a completely different way. As a husband and father who spends so much time traveling the world playing music, I love the feeling the Christmas season brings to my life. And I recognize how quickly time passes and how each Christmas is unique and fleeting. With my family, I try to keep the best parts of the warm, magical, small-town vibe that my parents gave me while growing up in Waco.”

Twelve Tweny-Five Tracklist

  1. Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
  2. O Holy Night
  3. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
  4. I’ll Be Home For Christmas
  5. Holly Jolly Christmas ft. Brock Bowen
  6. Please Come Home For Christmas
  7. White Christmas ft. Bruce Bowen
  8. All I Want For Christmas Is You
  9. Til The Season Comes Round Again ft. Sean McConnell
  10. Once Upon A Christmas
  11. If We Make It Through December ft. Cody Canada
  12. Last Christmas
  13. Silent Night

photo by NCD

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Trisha Yearwood Tests Positive For COVID – but “On Her Way Out of the Tunnel” Now

Trisha Yearwood Tests Positive For COVID – but “On Her Way Out of the Tunnel” Now

A couple of weeks ago Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood announced they were going into quarantine because one of their team members tested positive for COVID.

As fans expected to the see the super star couple resume their public events, news comes that their isolation will last a bit longer as Trisha has now also tested positive. Garth is testing negative as of now.

Speaking on the matter, Garth says “The Queen and I have now tested twice.” In regards to Trisha’s diagnosis, Garth shares, “Officially, she’s diagnosed as ‘on her way out of the tunnel’ now, though, which I’m extremely thankful for.”

The snow and ice storm that the Nashville area experienced last week prevented the couple from getting tested until almost a week after their initial exposure; once they did, they continued to quarantine together.

Garth shared “Anyone who knows me knows my world begins and ends with Miss Yearwood, so she and I will ride through this together, and anyone who knows her knows she’s a fighter and she’s been doing everything right, so I know we’ll walk out the other side of this thing together.” Garth fully admits, “She’s tough. She’s stronger than me.”

Garth says, though he welcomes any prayers and good thoughts anyone wants to send Trisha’s way. “If anyone asks, that’s what you can do for her. That’s what I’m doing. Living with her, I sometimes take it for granted she’s one of the greatest voices in all of music, so the possible long-term effects on her concern me as her husband and as a fan,” Garth continues. “We’re very lucky she is currently under the greatest care in the best city for treating and healing singers.”

Photo Credit: Russ Harrington