It’s become a tradition for Tarja to perform a few Christmas shows every year. This winter, besides the renowned Raskasta Joulua (Heavy Christmas) shows in Finland, she stopped by the Czech Republic and Russia for a bunch of solo “Concerts For A Dark Christmas” with a live orchestra and choir. As a surprise, the vocalist was joined by a very special guest for her dark re-make of a traditional Christmas carol “Deck The Halls” in Moscow on December 20. You can watch the fan footage with “Deck The Halls” featuring Tarja’s little daughter Naomi below.
The track can be found on Tarja’s Christmas album “From Spirits and Ghosts (Score for a Dark Christmas)” released in November 2017. It includes eleven Christmas classics and one original song with a non-traditional dark gothic twist. The album version of “Deck The Halls” features Naomi on vocals as well.
“Yesterday in Moscow my daughter Naomi sang with me for the first time. She was super happy. Thank you Moscow for the love and warm reception,” posted Tarja on her social media.