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Dan + Shay release a new Christmas song

Friday, November 20, 2020 – Dan + Shay spread Christmas cheer with the release of their second-ever original holiday track "Christmas Isn't Christmas."

The song follows their previously-released holiday song "Take Me Home For Christmas," both produced by Dan Smyers.

"'Christmas Isn't Christmas' is very special to us," said Shay Mooney. "We wrote this song with our families in mind. We are definitely reminded around the holiday season how important it is to have those people that you love around you. Christmas really isn't Christmas if you don't have the people that you love around you."

Last week, Dan + Shay released the family-filled music video for "Take Me Home For Christmas," directed by Patrick Tracy. The duo will bring the new holiday tracks to several TV stages in the upcoming months including ABC's CMA Country Christmas and NBC's Christmas In Rockefeller Center.

The duo's current single is "I Should Probably Go To Bed."


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