Mountain Rio She’s In Love With Santa and Let The Lights Shine Single Reviews

The biggest problem during the holiday season is that a great many of the Christmas-themed songs that are played are those sample old tracks that listeners have been hearing their entire life. The United Kingdom’s Mountain Rio (the nom de plume of Frank Robinson) looks to establish a new seasonal tradition with the release of two new tracks, She’s In Love With Santa and Let The Lights Shine. She’s In Love With Santa (featuring The Snowman) is a traditional rock-styled track that takes up hints of Elvis Costello and The Smiths. There is an upbeat sound to this track that is opposed by the much more depressed / sorrowful lyrical content. The dichotomy between the crisp and cold winter months and the hints of a tropical paradise that can be heard at the periphery of the instrumentation showcases the overall complexity of the composition. The final twist of the track is heart-warming, but one does need to listen for themselves. Continue reading “Mountain Rio She’s In Love With Santa and Let The Lights Shine Single Reviews”