The xx Reimagine Wham!'s Classic 'Last Christmas' (Audio)
Singers Romy Madley Croft and Oliver Sim alternate verses once sung by the duo of George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley.
Wham!’s 1984 holiday hit “Last Christmas” has been given a fresh update courtesy of UK buzz band the xx.
Featuring the trio’s signature synth-heavy drone and breathy co-ed vocals, singers Romy Madley Croft and Oliver Sim alternate verses once sung by the duo of George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley while DJ/mastermind Jamie xx holds the beat.
The band debuted its version on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge on Dec. 17.
Listen to their version below:
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