On the first day of Christmas PlanetMosh gave to me Massive Wagons Rocking a-round the tree! If you sing it right it fits the tempo of Partridge in a pear tree! Yesterday Massive Wagons released their video to Christmas Single a cover of Run Run Rudolph a Christmas song written by Johnny Marks and Marvin Brodie and recorded by Chuck Berry in 1958 (more info here). If you haven’t seen it yet watch it below. Despite the fact that I hate Christmas jumpers nearly as much as I hate onesies (which I loathe and abide with a passion) it’s an absolute ‘Christmas Cracker’
Chuck’s version was a belter and Massive Wagons version is just as good. A great rhythm, added riffage from Adam teamed with Barry’s powerful vocals make for a rip-roaring Christmas Single. The video is great fun, apart from the jumpers and Barry making obsence gestures with the carrot nose on Adam’s snowman special, there is a tasteful line in Christmas hats, Barry in a Christmas Pudding hat complete with pom pom and the Thistlethwaite brothers in Santa hats. There’s flashing, tinsel, guitar licking, air guitaring and a dancing Rudolph! Barry’s final words ‘Merry Christmas Chuck’
My final words – A fun five star performance from the Carnforth Five.
Let’s see what PlanetMosh give me over the next eleven days!
Massive Wagons are:
Baz Mills – Vocals
Adam Thistlethwaite – Guitar
Carl Cochrane – Guitar
Bowz Bouskill – Bass
Alex Thistlethwaite – Drums
Christmas Single isn’t for sale it was made for Fun, with a capital F, but their album Fight the System which you can purchase through the Amazon link on this page got a five star review from PlanetMosh earlier this year and is one of the albums which you can vote for in our PlanetMosh readers album of the year poll here