Brian Setzer Orchestra has announced its new Christmas album, Rockin’ Rudolph, will be released on October 16th along with a numbered, limited Deluxe Box Set, only available through Pledge Music. The 12 track album is the band’s first in a decade and features “Christmas music in a way that that only Brian can.”
The Deluxe Box Set includes Rockin’ Rudolph CD, Commemorative Sheet Music / Guitar Chart to “Nutcracker Suite” (just as Brian reads on stage!), Custom Brian Setzer Die-cut Christmas Tree Ornament (3” tall, alloy metal), Brian Setzer’s Own Murray’s Pomade (Hair Product), Commemorative BSO “Martini Logo” Stainless Steel Guitar Pick, BSO Christmas Album Cover Drink Coasters, Six Polaroid-style BSO Concert Photos, “Live in Nashville” 10×10 print, and a Reusable 8GB USB Credit Card with Extras.
Also included is a hi-definition digital audio version of the album, two new bonus instrumental tracks no included on the album: “Deck The Halls” & “The Little Drummer Boy,” along with album cover rough sketches by artist Derek Yaniger, brief behind-the-scenes video footage of BSO’s Rockin’ Rudolph recording sessions at the House of Blues Studio in Nashville, a live performance of “Jingle Bells & “Nutcracker Suite” and a behind-the-scenes look at Setzer writing an entire big band arrangement from scratch.
The Deluxe Box Set runs $114 and includes shipping and handling. The sets are scheduled to ship no later than Black Friday, November 27th.