December is the first 'Christmas Album' of the Moody Blues. There is only one traditional carol on the album: White Christmas of Irving Berlin. In addition and slightly more recent 'Happy Xmas (War is Over)' from John Lennon. The other songs are writtenin the spirit of Christmas and within the traditional sound of the Moody Blues. A must have if you like their earlier work.
The cover Art is by Lucio DeGiuseppe
The Moody Blues are an English rock band. They first came to prominence playing rhythm and blues music, but their second album, Days of Future Passed, which was released in 1967, was a fusion of rock with classical music and established them as pioneers in the development of art rock and progressive rock. It has been described as a landmark and one of the first successful concept albums.
The Moody Blues became known internationally with singles including Go Now, Nights in White Satin, Tuesday Afternoon and Question. They have been awarded 18 platinum and gold discs. Their album sales total 70 million.