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Pistol Annies Tease First Christmas Album, 'Hell of a Holiday,' With 'Snow Globe'

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Pistol Annies announced on Thursday (Sept. 30) its first Christmas album, Hell of a Holiday (out Oct. 22). It'll be the trio of Miranda Lambert, Angaleena Presley and Ashley Monroe's fourth long player overall and first in three years, following Hell on Heels (2011), Annie Up (2013) and Interstate Gospel (2018).

It's a mix of classic country covers (Merle Haggard's "If We Make It Through December"), holiday standards ("Auld Lang Syne") and originals (infectiously fun clap-along "Snow Globe," which hit streaming services on Friday (Oct. 1)``) with cover art that's reminiscent (intentional or not) of God Bless the Go-Go's.

"It's gonna be a Hell of a Holiday y'all!," read a tweet accompanying the cover art and tracklist. "Our first Christmas album will be out Oct 22."

Frank Liddell and Eric Masse co-produced the 13-song collection.

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An unlikely source spoiled the Pistol Annies return earlier this week. Columbia, Tenn. Mayor Chaz Molder posted on social media that the trio spent Sept. 27 in town working on a music video.

"Seeing them shoot music video in our town, on the same stage (@The_Mulehouse) where I had pre-school performances as a kid, was a moment I'll never forget," Molder wrote.

No word yet on whether or not the music video's for  "Snow Globe" or a different selection off the new album.

The album news is the latest sign that we're inching closer to the holiday season. Other fresh Christmas tunes can be heard on forthcoming releases by Brett Young, Kelly Clarkson, Josh Turner, Steve Wariner and others.

Hell of a Holiday Tracklist

1. "Hell of a Holiday" (Miranda Lambert/Ashley Monroe/Angaleena Presley)
2. "Snow Globe" (Miranda Lambert/Ashley Monroe/Angaleena Presley)
3. "Harlan County Coal" (Miranda Lambert/Ashley Monroe/Angaleena Presley)
4. "Come On Christmas Time" (Miranda Lambert/Ashley Monroe/Angaleena Presley)
5. "If We Make it Through December" (Merle Haggard)
6. "Make You Blue" (Miranda Lambert/Ashley Monroe/Angaleena Presley)
7. "Leanin' on Jesus" (Miranda Lambert/Ashley Monroe/Angaleena Presley)
8. "The Only Thing I Wanted" (Miranda Lambert/Ashley Monroe/Angaleena Presley)
9. "Believing" (Miranda Lambert/Ashley Monroe/Angaleena Presley)
10. "Happy Birthday" (Miranda Lambert/Ashley Monroe/Angaleena Presley)
11. "Sleigh Ride" (Leroy Anderson/Mitchell Parish)
12. "Joy" (Miranda Lambert/Ashley Monroe/Angaleena Presley)
13. "Auld Lang Syne" (Public Domain/Miranda Lambert/Ashley Monroe/Angaleena Presley)

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