Amazon Music today announced an exclusive new version of “Christmas Tree Farm” by Taylor Swift, 11-time Grammy winner and the only woman to win Album of the Year three times.
“Christmas Tree Farm (Old Timey Version)” arrives just in time for the holidays and has just dropped from its record-breaking release of Red (Taylor’s Version). Swift’s reimagined version of her beloved holiday hit was recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London and features a stunning new arrangement backed by a 70-piece orchestra. Swift’s “Christmas Tree Farm (Old Timey Version) (Amazon Original)” is now available exclusively to all Amazon Music listeners worldwide, including in spatial audio with Dolby Atmos.
“Taylor Swift is an icon who’s broken streaming records on Amazon Music over the years, and this season we’re thrilled to bring this timeless new version of ‘Christmas Tree Farm’ to her fans as they come together with their friends and family for the holidays,” said Ryan Redington, Vice President of Music Industry at Amazon Music.
Inspired by her youth growing up on a Christmas tree farm in Pennsylvania, Swift penned “Christmas Tree Farm” while celebrating with her family over the holidays in 2019. As fans know and love the upbeat, upbeat version of “Christmas Tree Farm,” Swift wanted to capture the cozy and calming holiday atmosphere for her Amazon Original song. Joined by a 70-piece orchestra at Abbey Road Studios, Swift’s new recording features strings, horns and sleigh bells, reminiscent of classic Christmas songs from the great bands before her.
Earlier this month, Amazon Music announced its biggest season of holiday programming yet, featuring a variety of new Amazon Original songs, including Camila Cabello’s cover of “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” a new original song by Dan + Shay called “Pick Out a Christmas Tree”, the reimagined version by Leon Bridges of “Purple Snowflakes” by Marvin Gaye, the new original song by Sech, “Carta Navideña”, “Come on Home for Christmas ” by George Ezra, and much more. Today, Swift’s “Christmas Tree Farm (Old Timey Version) (Amazon Original)” hits the global “Merry Mix” playlist, which includes all of Amazon Original’s new songs for the season, in addition to classics. emblematic of the holidays.
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Listen to the new track here:
Watch the behind the scenes video here: