Now that Halloween is behind us, it's time to get in Christmas spirit, right?? Good, because today is the day we get to hear David Bazan's take on "Silent Night" off his upcoming Christmas album Dark Sacred Night. As you may expect from Bazan, it's a sad, somber version of the song, and it's a great fit for that indie holiday playlist you're gonna throw on when your family is tired of listening to Mariah Carey. The album drops next week (11/11) via Suicide Squeeze (pre-order), but that song premieres right here.

When asked about this song in particular, Bazan said: "Every Christmas the makers and cheerers of war gather with their precious families to celebrate the Baby Jesus' birth. When they lift their voices together to croon this peaceful benediction, from memory, in haunting unison, is there, anywhere among them, the faintest flicker of understanding?"

Bazan also has a Christmas tour and a living room tour happening on the West Coast.


David Bazan -- 2016 Tour Dates
Nov 05 Night Of The Living Fest Tucson, AZ
Nov 29 Living Room Show Richland, WA
Nov 30 Living Room Show Boise, ID
Dec 01 Living Room Show Salt Lake City, UT
Dec 04 Valley Bar Phoenix, AZ*
Dec 06 Living Room Show San Diego, CA
Dec 07 Living Room Show Aliso Viejo, CA
Dec 08 Masonic Lodge Los Angeles, CA *
Dec 09 Living Room Show Bakersfield, CA
Dec 10 Living Room Show Modesto, CA
Dec 11 Living Room Show San Jose, CA
Dec 13 Swedish American Hall San Francisco, CA*
Dec 14 Living Room Show Sacramento, CA
Dec 15 Living Room Show Medford, OR
Dec 16 Living Room Show Eugene, OR
Dec 17 Revolution Hall Portland, OR*
Dec 18 Neumo's Seattle, WA*

* - Christmas show

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