‘Tis the season for new holiday music, and I am on board! Hailing from San Francisco, California, get ready to bring in the holiday spirit with CommonUnion59!
If you like the folk-laced sounds of artists such as Simon and Garfunkel and Civil Wars, this is right up your alley. CommonUnion59 consists of singer-songwriters Steve McKenzie and Laura Malasig who create gorgeous tones within every note of their music. The group writes and music that is both personal and intimate, allowing them to connect with a wide range of music listeners.
The Holiday EP is the follow up to their record, Heartbeat Serenade, which has garnered critical acclaim from fans and critics alike. The Holiday EP features two blissful Christmas songs. The first being “You and Me,” which offers up a classic folk sound which is perfect for a snowy winter’s day. The back and forth vocals of Steve and Laura are perfection as they work in perfect harmony. Following the track is “The Spirit of Christmas,” a more upbeat song on the EP. Laura’s voice is pure heaven within the track as it is laced with bright acoustic guitars. Gorgeous harmonies enter the song bringing to life the holiday spirit. You can’t help but smile and be merry when you hear the angelic voices on the record.
The group will be starting 2016 with a third full length to charm our ears, as well as various tour dates. Now that’s a great holiday gift!