Essential Advent Calendar: Phil MC – ‘It’s Christmas’

With influences including Bruno Mars and Katy Perry, Phil MCs seasonal single, ‘It’s Christmas’ builds up the Christmas spirit and with its simplicty, connects those among us who are feeling festive.

Phil MC is a consumate musician, not just writing all his own music, but also plays every instrument, and records it all himself. His pride and joy however are his guitars, and he owns a huge range of electric and acoustics, ranging from Gibsons and Fenders, to his especial favourite, his Tereda. It’s this guitar he uses to write all his music, and it’s the one with which he has the greatest connection and he feels gives him inspiration.

‘It’s Christmas’ carries a simple and clear message, and is inspired by the millions of people all around the world who, like Phil, love the excitement the holiday sesaon brings. Phil MC wants to bring across in his lyrics how much it means to him and to connect with all those who feel the same, no matter who they are. The song has been inspired by traditional Christmas songs and include sleigh bells and angelic choirs – with enough of a pop feel to make everyone want to sing ‘It’s Christmas’ over and over again.

You can find Phil MC online on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and his official website.

About the author

Lisa has been writing for over 20 years, starting as the entertainment editor on her university newspaper. Since then she's written for Popwrapped, Maximum Pop, Celebmix, and ListenOnRepeat.

Lisa loves all good music, with particular fondness for Jedward and David Bowie. She's interviewed Edward Grimes (Jedward), Kevin Godley, Trevor Horn, Paul Young, Peter Cox (Go West), Brendan B Brown (Wheatus), Bruce Foxton (The Jam), among many many more. Lisa is also available for freelance writing - please email lisa@essentiallypop.com

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