The Essential Advent Calendar: December 6

The Essential Advent Calendar: December 6 – The Imaginaries Release ‘Christmas Town’ Video

Oklahoma’s favourite Americana husband/wife duo, The Imaginaries, Shane Henry (guitar, vocals) and Maggie McClure (keys, piano, vocals), partnered with the Chickasha Economic Development Council for the release of their festive new video (directed by Reagan Elkins with Intellego Media) for their original holiday song, ‘Christmas Town’. 

The Imaginaries "Christmas Town" Official Music Video

The video for the song helps to celebrate the Chickasha Festival Of Light, named by Forbes Magazine  and USA Today as one of the best light displays in the United States.  It was filmed all around the city at local attractions and businesses with members of the community including Oklahoma City’s KFOR-TV meteorologist Emily Sutton.  Click HERE to see a special video of last year’s event which showcases the festivities and the city’s famous iconic 40-foot giant leg lamp.

The Imaginaries photo credit Joseph McClure
The Imaginaries photo credit Joseph McClure

“The Imaginaries’ video showcases Chickasha as the true ‘Christmas town’ and all of the festivities that the city has to offer this time of year,” says Jim Cowan, Director of Chickasha Economic Development Council.  “The Imaginaries will always be a local favourite during the holidays, but we love that their music is heard all over the world too.”

‘Christmas Town’ was co-written by Maggie McClure and Shane Henry, as well as Grammy-award winning songwriter Jeff Silbar, who’s worked with Kenny Rogers, Fleetwood Mac, Dolly Parton, and wrote Bette Midler’s classic, ‘Wind Beneath My Wings’.  It was recorded at Cardinal Song in OKC and Windjammer Studios in Norman, OK.  The cover art and Candyland style board-game featured in the video was designed by famed Disney animator James Lopez.

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