A host of Irish acts have come together to contribute tracks for Irish radio show Co-Present’s Christmas charity album in aid of Pieta House.
Raising funds for the suicide and self-harm crisis centre, A Co-Present Christmas features tracks by Ailbhe Reddy (East 17’s ‘Stay Another Day’), Cloud Castle Lake (‘Chestnuts Roasting On A Open Fire’), Montauk Hotel (The Pretenders ‘2000 Miles’), Villagers (‘White Christmas’), Hvvmingbyrd (‘God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen’), Tanjier (Slade’s ‘Merry Xmas Everybody’), Lemoncello (‘Walking In The Air’), Maria Doyle Kennedy (‘Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas’), Jack O’Rourke (Frankie Goes To Hollywood’s ‘Power of Love’), Marlene Enright (‘Auld Lang Syne’) and more. See full tracklisting below.
A Co-Present Christmas in aid of Pieta House is out now via bandcamp and on CD via Tower Dublin (Dublin) Classified Records (Dundalk) Steamboat Records (Limerick) Plugd (Cork) OMG at Zhivago (Galway) Record Room (Sligo) for €10.
A Co-Present Christmas track listing:
Hvmmingbyrd – God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Villagers – White Christmas
Montauk Hotel – 2000 Miles
Elephant – River
Session Motts – Oh No It’s Xmas!
Jack O’Rourke ft: Graham White – The Power Of Love
Maria Doyle Kennedy – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Cloud Castle Lake – Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire
Lemoncello – Walking In The Air
I Have A Tribe – I Have A Tribe Christmas Song
Ailbhe Reddy – Stay Another Day
Tanjier – Merry Christmas Everybody
Columbia Mills – Blue Christmas
Junior Brother – Oh Holy Night
Marlene Enright – Auld Lang Syne
The album will also be given a live launch at Drop Dead Twice, Francis Street on Saturday, December 9th with sets from Session Motts, Junior Brother, Columbia Mills, I Have A Tribe, Tanjier and more. Tickets for the live event cost €10.00 and are available from Dice Ireland via the event page.