Everyday Is Christmas Album is by Sia, the Australian singer-songwriter. Her eighth studio album and first Christmas offering was released on the 17th of November 2017 under record labels Monkey Puzzle and Atlantic Records, the latter is the singer’s debut with the label.
All ten tracks were written by Sia and Greg Kurstin, who also produced the album. Multiple Grammy Award-winning American songwriter, musician and record producer, Greg Kurstin, has worked with many recording artists including Pink, Kylie Minogue, Adele and Paul McCartney.
Everyday Is Christmas album received mixed reviews in the music press upon release. British music publication Q magazine said that it was ” An LP that, on balance, really is just for Christmas. ” Heather Phares, writing for AllMusic, rated the Everyday Is Christmas album three stars out of five. She gives credit to Sia and Greg Kurstin for ” writing a set of original songs and not just reworking the season’s overly familiar favorites, ” however, although is positive about the overall Christmas feel of the album, adds that ” she doesn’t reinvent Christmas music entirely. ”
The lead single, ” Santa’s Coming for Us “, was released on the 30th of October 2017. The uptempo festive song, written by Sia and Greg Kurstin, became a successful release for Sia. In the United States, the single topped the Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart on the 23rd of December 2017, holding the top spot for three weeks and spending seven weeks on the chart there. Other Billboard Chart positions were eleven on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, forty on Adult Top 40 and fifty-one on the Holiday Top 100 Chart.
In the United Kingdom, ” Santa’s Coming for Us ” entered the UK Singles Chart on the 14th of December 2017 and peaked at number thirty-nine. It spent one week in the Top Forty and four weeks in the Top 100.
Sia also took the single into the Top Forty in Canada, Croatia, Hungary, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Poland, Slovenia and South Korea.
The Everyday Is Christmas album became a commercial success for Sia. In the United States, the album debuted and peaked at number twenty-seven on the 9th of December 2017. The album spent six weeks on the Billboard 200. It also reached number three on the Top Holiday Albums Chart.
In the United Kingdom, the album entered the UK Albums Chart on the 30th of November 2017 and reached number thirty-nine. It spent one week in the Top Forty and six weeks in the Top 100.
Elsewhere, the Everyday Is Christmas album peaked inside the Top Ten in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and South Korea ( International albums ).
Sia Kate Isobelle Furler was born on the 18th of December 1975 in Adelaide, South Australia.
She began her career in the music business as a singer in Crisp, a local acid jazz band. The band disbanded in 1997 and Sia ventured solo, releasing OnlySee, her debut studio album. The album, only available in Australia, was not a commercial success and none of the tracks was released as singles.
Over the following years and several albums, Sia couldn’t get the breakthrough she needed, that is until 1000 Forms of Fear.
Released as her sixth album on the 4th of July 2014, debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 in the United States and as of January 2016, it has sold one million copies worldwide.
Sia came into the record-buying public’s view with the release of the single ” Chandelier “, which featured the dancing of Maddie Ziegler, the American child dancer, in the video.
Today, Sia is not just a successful singer-songwriter for her work, she also writes for other artists and has collaborated on singles like ” Titanium ” with David Guetta, ” Diamonds ” with Rihanna and ” Wild Ones ” with Flo Rida.
To date, Sia’s Album releases are eight studio, six live albums, one Compilation and one video album. She has also released thirty-five singles and forty-two videos.
As a multi-award-winning recording artist, Sia has won eight Australasian Performing Right Association ( APRA ), ten Australian Recording Industry Association Music, ten American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers ( ASCAP ), three BMI London and one International Dance Music Award. She has been nominated for nine Grammys.
Sia is a vegan and a staunch supporter of animal rights. In 2016, she was nominated for a Libby Award for ” Best Voice for Animals “.
Everyday Is Christmas Album Track Listing:
1. Santa’s Coming for Us
2. Candy Cane Lane
5. Ho Ho Ho
6. Puppies Are Forever
8. Underneath the Mistletoe
9. Everyday Is Christmas
10. Underneath the Christmas Lights