Christmas Gift Guide – Play It Loud!

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timeThe Time Of My Life – The Greatest Hits Of The Movies

Everyone loves a good movie and they always seem to be the place where we find the most popular songs, just think about that Wet Wet Wet song, you know the one, yes that one, Love Is All Around.  That song was from Four Weddings and a Funeral.  What about Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship?  That was in Mannequin!  How about Happy by Pharrell Williams?  If you don’t know this one, where have you been?  It’s from Despicable Me 2.

It seems many of our much loved tunes are straight out of the movies and this CD has a whopping three discs packed with some of the best!

JHPTR02MDunlop: Jimi Hendrix Collector Series Pick Tin – Bold As Love (12 Medium Picks)

Any fan of rock and metal has at least heard of Jimi Hendrix, thought of in many circles as the grandfather of modern day alternative music.  This is especially true for guitar players as Hendrix was quite simply one of the most influential and incredibly talented players to ever walk the face of the planet, changing the way music was performed for all time.

Dunlop has created an amazing Collectors Series Pick Tin, complete with 12 medium picks.  What is so special about it?  Jimi Hendrix album cover art work is printed on the tin and each and every pick inside.  Including:

  • Are You Experienced
  • Axis: Bold As Love
  • Electric Ladyland
  • Band of Gypsys
  • Jimi Plays Berkeley
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience

High quality and made by a name you can trust any fan of music or indeed the man himself would be happy to find this tucked in their stocking on Christmas Morning!

Available from The Musicroom for £9.99.

princessNOW That’s What I Call Disney Princesses

Everyone loves a bit of music at Christmas and it would be a difficult job to find someone who doesn’t know about the NOW series of CDs.

NOW That’s What I Call Disney Princesses is two CDs packed full of all of your (and your children’s) favourite songs from the Princesses of the Disney Universe.

Including Under The Sea from The Little Mermaid, If I Can’t Love Her from Beauty and The Beast, I’ve Got A Dream from Tangled, A Whole New World from Aladdin and Down In New Orleans from Princess and the Frog.

A great gift for Christmas!

legendsNOW That’s What I Call Legends

NOW That’s What I Call Legends is as you would expect, a new double CD from the wonderful people at NOW, this time filled to the brim with true legends when it comes to the world of music.

But who do you class as a legend?  Well the team at NOW have included the likes of Elton John, Queen, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Bryan Adams, The Police, Diana Ross, The Bee Gees, Tom Jones, Wham!, Mariah Carey, The Jam, Barry White, Rod Stewart and Elvis Presley.  There is an eclectic mix of the greats from the past few decades, brilliant for the festive party mood that we all find ourselves in at Christmas.

guitarspatulaGuitar Spatula

It has been many years that the chef inside every rocker has been forced to air guitar, or worse use a wooden spoon whilst rocking out to their favourite song and baking.  No more!  This awful plight has now been thwarted and rockers everywhere who love to cook now have the opportunity to have the correct apparatus to ensure they only have to worry how stupid they look in a pinny.

As spatulas come, this is the rock god of them all, the Hendrix of utensils, if you will.  Shaped like an electric guitar, this spatula can do the job of lesser stirrers and allow you to rock out between bakes! It comes in three metal worthy colours, red, blue and of course black, not to mention it is dishwasher safe too!

So if you know someone who likes to mash and mosh in the kitchen, stuff one of these in their stockings and become a rock hero!  Available from Musicroom for £6.99.

musicalsNOW That’s What I Call Musicals

Musicals are part of Christmas, it is the time of year when all of the fabulous offerings from over the years are put on TV and we sit down with our families and watch, reminiscing.

NOW That’s What I Call Musicals is filled with the hits from the likes of Moulin Rouge, Mary Poppins, Olive, West Side Story, Jersey Boys, Carousel and Starlight Express.  It will have you singing while you cook the dinner, or just because that one song comes on that you can’t help but sing along to, like The Grease Mega-Mix sung by John Travolta and Olivia Newton John, who can resist that?

 

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