May 17, 2014 12:28:47 pm
Actor-director-singer Seth MacFarlane is recording his first Christmas album.
The 40-year-old ‘Family Guy’ creator recorded a collection of classic seasonal favourites and lesser-known songs with producer Joel McNeely at Abbey Road Studios in a studio where The Beatles’ played, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Norah Jones has recorded a duet with MacFarlane for ‘Little Jack Frost Get Lost’, while Sara Bareilles sings on ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’. Also featured on the festive tracks will be a 52-piece orchestra of London musicians. MacFarlane’s Christmas album will be released later in the year.
His previous studio album Music Is Better Than Words was released back in 2011, and earned a Grammy nomination for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.
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His next movie ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’ hits cinemas on May 30 in the US and in the UK.
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