Monday, 14 December 2015 01:07

The Northern Lights (SWE) - Best Part of the Year

Written by 

It’s no understatement to say that we at scandinaviansoul.com love Christmas, and it wouldn’t be the same without a soulful Christmas soundtrack to help celebrate the season. We’ve all the classics already added in our playlist such as Donny Hathaway’s - This Christmas and Al Green’s - What Christmas Means To Me, and it's always a joy, but difficult, to find more.

However, Swedish band The Northern Lights new release  - Best Part of the Year, jumps straight into our list as it brings all the sentiment, heart and soul of Christmas without any overdose of sweet.

It’s simply beautiful!

Jingle Bells, horns and a glockenspiel are just some of the instruments within this festive track that’s seeped in nostalgic 50’s soul, sealed with Erik Bo Jonssons emotive vocals on top.

Written by Erik, produced and arranged by John Runefelt, Best Part of the Year is easily one of the best soulful Scandinavian Christmas songs ever produced and an instant classic.

We won’t get tired of hearing this every year.

The best part of the year just got better!

Related items

  • Eddie and the Lovemakers - 360° Session

    Swedish band, Eddie and the Lovemakers, blew us away with their 2014 debut EP of the same name. The EP’s raw, old-school soul and impassioned vocals were both honest and enthralling.

    Now we get to take a centre stage with the band thanks to exciting 360° camera technology. Use the arrows at the top of the video to look around while Eddie Hultén delivers all of his soulful intensity, even when the Mic stand tries to run away!

  • New Video: Myrna Braza (N) - Christmas Is You & Me

    At the time of writing we are just a few days away from the festive holidays and we are brimming with Christmas joy!

    The presents are wrapped, a Smorgasbord of Meatballs and fish are chilling (Swedish Christmas dinner) and the irresistible sweet smell of Pepparkakas (Ginger biscuits) is everywhere. If you want to know more about a typical Swedish Christmas dinner click HERE.

    Adding a funkier side to our Scandinavian Christmas is Norwegian soul singer Myrna Braza who’s released her new track/video - Christmas Is You & Me. Myrna’s charismatic smile is as infectious as the chorus on this hand-clapping single.

By visiting scandinaviansoul.com do you agree to our use of tasty cookies to enhance your experience?