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  • Dec 07, 2009
    Straight No Chaser Featured in Billboard's Chart Beat

    "AS ONLY THEY 'CAN-CAN': After melding Toto's "Africa" into last year's No. 5-peaking Adult Contemporary hit "The 12 Days of Christmas," buzzworthy a capella act Straight No Chaser enters the chart at No. 27 with its latest inventive carol, "The Christmas Can-Can."
     
    The song largely incorporates the melody of the traditional French can-can composition. The peppy chorus line accompaniment was first popularized in Paris ballrooms as early as the 1830s.

    While poking fun at the ever-increasing commercialization of the holiday season, Straight No Chaser also takes a cue from Adam Sandler and reaches out to those without a Christmas tree. To the tune of "I Have a Little Dreidel," "The Christmas Can-Can" light-heartedly laments: "Drediel, dreidel, drediel, I made it out of clay. You realize that Christmas ain't the only holiday!"..."

    Click here to read the whole article.

    -The SNCmusic.com WebCrew

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on 7 December 2009 - 4:35pm

"AS ONLY THEY 'CAN-CAN': After melding Toto's "Africa" into last year's No. 5-peaking Adult Contemporary hit "The 12 Days of Christmas," buzzworthy a capella act Straight No Chaser enters the chart at No. 27 with its latest inventive carol, "The Christmas Can-Can."
 
The song largely incorporates the melody of the traditional French can-can composition. The peppy chorus line accompaniment was first popularized in Paris ballrooms as early as the 1830s.

While poking fun at the ever-increasing commercialization of the holiday season, Straight No Chaser also takes a cue from Adam Sandler and reaches out to those without a Christmas tree. To the tune of "I Have a Little Dreidel," "The Christmas Can-Can" light-heartedly laments: "Drediel, dreidel, drediel, I made it out of clay. You realize that Christmas ain't the only holiday!"..."

Click here to read the whole article.

-The SNCmusic.com WebCrew

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S. Brandon's picture

I don't even have a CD player in my nine-year-old vehicle. :-(
Jim Thompson's picture

The new CD is on continuous play in my wife's car (no cd player in my car). Last years CD playing in the house. You guys are awsome! Only 11 more days until the Berkely Performance Center. Can't wait!
Lauren_8's picture

Congrats, mazel tov, etc.
Marcy's picture

Awesome..congrats!!!!
Jelly's picture

:D
anikoles's picture

Way to go you guys... congrats!!! Now let's get it up there to # 1!
S. Brandon's picture

Very cool!!!
Jessica_15's picture

Awesome! Great song!
Erin_84's picture

Congrats! Well deserved and sure to climb from there.
Tina Gaston's picture

Great job, guys!
Shaina's picture

This is so awesome, guys! :D