A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift Of All

Stephen Colbert and Elvis Costello

Stephen Colbert and Elvis Costello

On November 23rd, comedian/satire news show host Stephen Colbert will host a one-hour music special on Comedy Central featuring the likes of Jon Stewart, Elvis Costello, Feist, John Legend, Toby Keith and Willie Nelson.

Performances include:

“Another Christmas Song” – Stephen Colbert
“Have I Got A Present For You” – Toby Keith
“Little Dealer Boy” – Stephen Colbert and Willie Nelson
“Hannukah” – Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart
“Nutmeg” – Stephen Colbert and John Legend
“Please Be Patient” – Feist
“There Are Much Worse Things to Believe In” – Stephen Colbert and Elvis Costello
“(What’s So Funny ’bout) Peace, Love And Understanding” – Stephen Colbert, Elvis Costello, Feist, Toby Keith, John Legend and Willie Nelson

Adam Schlesinger of Fountains Of Wayne and Ivy, and David Javerbaum, executive producer of “The Daily Show,” wrote all of the original songs, following a recent successful collaboration for Broadway musical Cry-Baby, which received four Tony nominations including Best Musical and Best Score.

Feist and Stephen Colbert

Feist and Stephen Colbert

“A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift Of All” will also be released on DVD and a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the DVD will go to the charity Feeding America.

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2 Responses

  1. Looking forward to hilarity! I hope Stephen can put aside his “differences” with John Legend who is a big Obama supporter.

  2. I can’t wait for your pre thanksgiving Christmas special! I was wondering, are you going to be releasing a christmas cd? Also, I love the boots.

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