Friday, 20 November 2020

Roy Wood Returns with Orchestral Take on Christmas Classic

#1,547: elobeatlesforever (elobf) are pleased to announce that after a period of radio silence, Roy Wood has been working closely in the studio with Daniel McCormackThe Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Swan Music in recording a stunning new orchestrated version of his perennial Wizzard festive classic "I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day" as part of the forthcoming new album: "A Royal Philharmonic Christmas".

Having heard a sample of this lush interpretation, Yours Truly KJS can confirm that the end result is a triumph! This is no ordinary cover as Roy has been instrumental in the arrangement and production of this version. It's also been chosen as the lead single with Roy's permission. You can find out more about the new single and album by joining the A Royal Philharmonic Christmas Facebook group wherein you can expect to see brand new interviews with Roy and be first in the queue for pre-order info. A limited number of CD's will also be exclusively available to order for group members.

"I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day" by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will be released on Friday 4th December with pre-orders available via iTunes, amazon and Google Play from Friday 27th November. Click on the links below for further info and to visit/join the A Royal Philharmonic Christmas official web site, Facebook and Twitter pages thus ...

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elobeatlesforever (elobf) recommends "I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day" and "A Royal Philharmonic Christmas" by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to those enlightened folks who enjoy the music of Roy WoodWizzardELO/Jeff LynneThe MoveThe Idle Race'Brum Beat'The Beatles and related artistes.

*** Until next "Time" in the ELOBF Universe ... KJS ... 20-Nov-2020 ***


  1. Roy......... if you want to deliver a REAL Christmas present..... you know what you must do.

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    1. Hi! Go to this article: "A Royal Philharmonic Christmas: Chief Engineer Roy Wood, Limited CD Edition + Interview" at ... there are links within that article to both amazon and the official site to buy the download or CD. Hope this helps! ... KJS@elobf