Mandy Moore Just Released Not 1, But 2 New Holiday Songs

Are you looking to add a mix of new and old holiday songs to your Spotify playlist? Mandy Moore has got you covered.

Earlier today, the This Is Us star, 36, dropped not one, but two all-new Christmas tunes. Although one is a cover of “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” the other one is an original ballad called “How Could This Be Christmas?”

Much to our delight, each track is accompanied by a lyric video. “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” features a table that’s decorated with framed photos and holiday decor, while the new song shows a photo album.

In a statement, Moore described the significance of “How Could This Be Christmas?,” which she co-wrote alongside her husband, Taylor Goldsmith, and producer Mike Viola.

“The holidays are certainly going to feel verifiably different this year and in this vein, I challenged myself (and Mike and Taylor) to write a song that hinted at the acknowledgment of something missing without being too specific,” Moore said, according to Today.

Moore continued, “Because if we’ve learned anything in this season of change, it’s the recognition that those we love and cherish are what’s most important and worth celebrating. And that felt like a message to get behind during this special time of year.”

As if we needed another excuse to listen to Christmas music before Thanksgiving.

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