Somerville, MA's Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band has released their fourth holiday EP in what is now a delightful annual tradition. Another World is Possible Vol IV - MORE Soon-To-Be Holiday Classics features three songs done only the way ENSMB can. As the band's Bandcamp profile states, their music is "A joyful cacophony of Balkan, Klezmer and funk, with a tasteful thrash of metal thrown in for good measure." The first song is a take on Tom Lehrer's "Hanukkah in Santa Monica," and couldn't we all use more Tom Lehrer in our lives? ENSMB bring all the zaniness if Lehrer's original and may be the perfect band to cover this one. The other highlight is the original holiday song "One Large Pizza for Christmas" about burning Christmas dinner so badly the fire department comes and you end up having to order a pizza for Christmas dinner. Yeah... it's pretty great and should be a holiday favorite for years to come.
You can listen to "One Large Pizza for Christmas" below. Another World is Possible Vol IV - MORE Soon-To-Be Holiday Classics is available now via Bandcamp. For more on Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band, check out their website.