John Tracy’s “Silent Night” is a rare cover that both keeps the sound of the traditional composition sacrosanct while impressing his own spirit and inimitable sound onto the performance. The stretched out, slower tempo of Tracy’s take of Silent Night puts a certain gravity to each utterance. The thoughtful sound of this composition will stick with listeners, as does the strumming of the guitar. Set up over the course of six minutes, John Tracy’s Silent Night gets fans into the holiday spirit while providing something wholly new. Refreshing, technically proficient, and fun, this riff on Silent Night is a must-spin this year.
John Tracy “Silent Night”