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Hear the Civil Wars play 'I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day' for 'Holidays Rule' compilation - EXCLUSIVE

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(Allister Ann)

It may not even be Halloween yet, but Christmas is already in the air.

Case in point: next week sees the release of Holidays Rule, a new compilation of eclectic seasonal songs from contributors ranging from Paul McCartney and fun., to Rufus Wainwright, the Shins, the Head and the Heart, and Calexico.

That lineup also includes Americana breakouts the Civil Wars, who put their own lo-fi spin on “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day.”

Check out the exclusive premiere below (and check out the rest of Holidays Rule’s lineup here):

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