Christmas Chart #14 – Baby It’s Cold Outside

Some things do not go well together (chocolate ice-cream and mustard spring to mind) but some things, though seemingly disimmilar, work exceptionally well together, and today’s song is a perfect example.

Tom Jones is a musical giant, his voice instantly recognisable, and his solo career measured in decades of gold discs.  Cerys Matthews is the lead singer of Catatonia, has lived in Nashville, Tennessee, and has a considerably shorter solo career.  Both are Welsh, and both have stunning voices.

In 1999 they got together for a song  on Tom Jones’ cover album Reload, and that song is today’s top Christmas tune, the classic “Baby, It’s Cold Outside“:

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