AJ Rafael and Simu Liu’s ‘Have Yourself a White Christmas’ is the holiday classic we’re playing on loop

AJ Rafael and Simu Liu’s ‘Have Yourself a White Christmas’ is the holiday classic we’re playing on loop

Rafael also released an original holiday song called “Counting Down To Christmas” with his wife, Alyssa Navarro, and songwriter Jim Brickman

December 23, 2022
AJ Rafael and Simu Liu’s “Have Yourself a White Christmas” medley is making a comeback for the Yuletide season — and we’re all for the nostalgia on repeat.
The cover, which first came out in 2018, combines Frank Sinatra’s “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” and Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas.”
Rafael shared it on Facebook earlier Friday as a throwback holiday greeting, as well as an invitation to jam with Liu again.
“Happy Holidays everyone. Here’s a throwback with Simu Liu. Let’s jam again soon, brother!” the Filipino American singer-songwriter wrote.
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The original video has 42,000 views on YouTube. At the time of its posting, Rafael had just released “Like Me” — his first original song in four years — while Liu was between the second and third seasons of “Kim’s Convenience.”
“Merry Christmas from an American and a Canadian,” Rafael wrote at the time. “I’m sure a ton of you know Simu from Kim’s Convenience, or Wong Fu shorts…but did you know that he sings?!? Hope you enjoy our little medley of ‘Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas’ and ‘White Christmas!’”
Rafael married singer, actor and executive producer Alyssa Navarro in Hawaii in August. They held a second wedding in Los Angeles a month later.
Ahead of the holiday season, the couple posted a 6-minute Christmas medley, which includes a new original tune — and another Rafael must-listen — with songwriter Jim Brickman called “Counting Down To Christmas.”
      Carl Samson

      Carl Samson is a Senior Editor for NextShark




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