For her rendition of the music made well-known by the Harry Simeone Chorale in 1958, the alt-rock icon provides a flurry of floating harmonies, bell-like synths and the requisite snare drum as she rum-pum-pums her method by means of her cowl of the 1951 yuletide tune. “Little baby, pa-rum-pum-pum-pum/ I am a poor girl too, pa-rum-pum-pum-pum/ I have no gift to bring pa-rum-pum-pum-pum/ That’s fit to give our king pa-rum-pum-pum-pum/ Ru-pu-pum-pum, ru-pu-pum-pum/ Shall I play for you, pa-rum-pum-pum-pum/ On my drum?”
“I played my best for you. #thedrummerboy #happyholidays #feelingitall #loveyou,” Morissette added on Instagram alongside a have a look at the one’s cowl artwork, which exhibits her leaning her head on Mary’s shoulder because the Biblical determine cradles child Jesus on a California avenue lined with palm bushes.
In November, Morissette turned down an invite to carry out at this yr’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, citing what she considered because the business’s “overarching anti-woman sentiment” and “disrespect of the feminine in all of us,” which she specified by a no-holds-barred Instagram Story. (The singer was meant to duet on Carly Simon’s “You’re So Vain” with Olivia Rodrigo, who ended up performing the enduring 1972 kiss-off solo throughout the ceremony.)
Two months prior, although, Morissette was inducted — by Rodrigo, in actual fact — into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame together with the likes of David Foster, Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance and francophone legend Daniel Lavoie.
Stream Morissette’s new studio model of “Little Drummer Boy” beneath.