released November 22, 2011
Gary Schwartz - former drummer of The United States of Existence and The Jigsaw Seen has released a single “What’s So Special About Christmas?” available now on cdbaby, iTunes, Amazon and many other digital download sites. Get It!
What’s So Special About Christmas?
All music and lyrics written by Gary Schwartz © 2011 Gary Schwartz - All Rights Reserved
Gary Schwartz - vocals, percussion, mellotron
Frank Schwartz - acoustic guitars, banjo, mandolin, bass, vocal harmonies
Janet YoungHawk Bergerson- vocal harmonies
Teresa Whitaker- vocal harmonies
Mark O'Keefe- tubular bells
engineered by Mark O'Keefe and Frank Schwartz
mixed & mastered by Mark O'Keefe
art work - Robert Engel © 2011 Robert Engel - Used by Permission
artistic design – Linda Jones and Mark O’Keefe
Thanks to Al Bergerson for the original idea to add echo on the "THAT" part and his overall (intoitness).
“I really like the lyrics because it's optimistic yet antiestablishment. While it celebrates the season, it also makes a point about how we have veered from the true meaning of the holiday." Erek Gerende
“What’s so great about-------------your song!!!!? I love it! So twisted - yet pop. Great hook!” David Stutzer
"Sarcasm wrapped in melodic bow! Yay!" Nikki Bryant