Frank Royster

Charleston songwriter Frank Royster (of the Hed Shop Boys) recently released a new solo Christmas single titled “Christmas is Fun.” His record label, Kool Kat Musik, included the song on a holiday compilation album titled A Kool Kat Christmas (available at and

The single doesn’t stray too far in style from the jangly, melodic, guitar-driven power-pop on his recent solo album Innocence is Bliss, save for the addition of sleighbells, orchestra bells, and tubular bells in the arrangements. Royster sounds genuinely excited about gifts, reindeer, and a childlike belief in Santa.

Here’s a clip:

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