Darren Criss releases music video for “Christmas Dance”

Darren Criss has released the music video for “Christmas Dance”.

Emmy, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild Award winner and singer-songwriter Darren Criss recently released his very first holiday album, A Very Darren Crissmas, on Decca Records.

Available worldwide, the genre collection also includes special appearances like Evan Rachel Wood and Lainey Wilson.

Produced by Ron Fair, a Grammy nominee and producer of many GRAMMY award-winning hits, Ron Fair, A Very Darren Crissmas presents an extremely eclectic collection of tracks. Recorded in 2020 at Faircraft Studios in Nashville with a roster of top local musicians, Darren also brings in famous artists on the 12-song set. Pop star Adam Lambert joins the beautifully jazzy “(Everybody’s Waitin ‘For) The Man With the Bag”, compatriot Evan Rachel Wood lends his heavenly voice to the classic “Somewhere in My Memory”, and the only original of the album, “Drunk on Christmas” features country artist Lainey Wilson, top of the charts and insanely talented. Merging country and cocktail jazz for an irresistible effect, “Drunk on Christmas” offers a dazzling glimpse into Darren’s sensibility as a songwriter.

A Very Darren Crissmas is just the latest proof of Darren’s unique gifts as a singer. In 2010, he brought these talents to the masses by joining the cast of FOX’s blockbuster musical series Glee, ultimately netting a 2015 Emmy nomination for Best Original Music and Lyrics for his work in writing ” This Time ”(a chart-topping track that appeared on the Glee series finale). In 2017, his EP Homework debuted at # 1 on Billboard’s Heatseekers Albums chart; the same year, he joined his brother Chuck to release the first project of their indie-pop group Computer Games.

Acclaimed actor whose credits include the lead role of Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway, Criss played serial killer Andrew Cunanan in Ryan Murphy’s The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story in 2018, a widely celebrated turn that earned him a Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and Critics’ Choice Award. Over the years he has also written songs for the musical Royalties, co-wrote “Starting Now” for Disney which was performed by Brandy, was headlining the iHeartRadio Music Festival with Steve Aoki, and in August 2021 delivered his EP Masquerade, a collection he describes. as character-driven singles.

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