Ever since she sent us her debut album through the post a few years back, we've been a little bit in love with Pepi Ginsberg so we couldn't pass up the opportunity to get her to record us an exclusive track for Beautiful Star. And, as you've probably noticed, she chose what would become the title track, originally written and recorded by Odetta for her 1960 album Christmas Spirituals. It's not an obviously festive number though, so don't disregard it on that criterion alone. Pepi's version is a defiantly lo-fi, hushed recording that hums with a warm sensuality and shouldn't be missed.
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