Hes a Los Angeles-based lounge singer who has just released Silent Nightclub, a holiday CD that turns standard pop tunes into holiday standards.
For instance, Cheese transforms Naughty Girl into a song that he claims Santa would listen to while filling out his naughty and nice list.
Other tunes that are turned into holiday hits include Like A Virgin, Ice Ice Baby, and the Dead Kennedys Holiday In Cambodia.
Cheese says the rationale behind the seasonal CD is simple: There are so many albums featuring the old songs like Winter Wonderland, that I thought it would be nice to do some of the more recent songs like Personal Jesus by Depeche Mode.
But while the album is definitely a modern approach to Christmas music, Cheese doesnt shy away from old school songs. For instance, he remakes Jingle Bells, but focuses specifically on the version by the Barking Dogs because, he points out, They put the Fido in fidelity.
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