Tarja – New Album “Dark Christmas” Out Today

Tarja’s highly anticipated new album “Dark Christmas” is OUT NOW – 3 additional cinematic music videos have been released

Today marks the release of Tarja’s brand-new Christmas album “Dark Christmas”It is the highly anticipated sequel of her 2017 album “From Spirits and Ghosts (Score for a Dark Christmas)” and features haunted interpretations of classic Christmas hits and carols, as well as the brand-new Tarja original song “Dark Christmas”.

Utilizing the sound of a grand orchestra and the playfulness of a children’s choir, the Finnish solo artist once again perfectly blends her classically trained voice with darker gothic influences for a masterful cinematic eerie soundtrack the world’s most beloved Christmas tunes.


As an early Christmas present, Tarja also adds the music videos for “Last Christmas”“The First Noel” and “White Christmas” to the ‘Dark Christmas’-YouTube-Playlist.

The full-length feature film, consisting of all 12 music videos, was screened in selected DOLBY ATMOS cinemas ranging from Buenos Aires, Mexico City and Helsinki to Berlin, past week. With it being the first Christmas album ever presented in Dolby Atmos, over 50 locations and several hundred fans attending, it was a grand spectacle for all Tarja Fans and Christmas lovers.
For all who missed the chance to attend this onetime-only event, the full-length film will be made available with DOLBY ATMOS immersive audio mix on all supporting platforms.


With enchanting and captivating renditions of well-known Christmas carols, such as Wham!’s “Last Christmas”, Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You”, Paul McCartney’s “Wonderful Christmastime”, classics such as “Jingle Bells”“Frosty The Snowman” and “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer”, as well as Tarja’s brand new original song “Dark Christmas”, it’s the perfect album for those who want to embrace the holiday spirit while exploring a more mysterious side of the season.

“It was fascinating to dive into this new world. You will appreciate these Christmas songs with our spooky arrangements truly sound in a way they never did before. It was my pleasure to team up once again with Jim Dooley and Tim Palmer. I hope you will dig in our take of a Dark Christmas spirit.” – Tarja
“Dark Christmas is available as 1CD Digipak2LP (Gatefold, 180g, black), Ltd. Christmas Green Splatter 2LP(Gatefold, 180g), and on Digital.


Side A:

  1. The First Noel
  2. Frosty The Snowman
  3. Holy Night

Side B:

  1. Dark Christmas
  2. Jingle Bell Rock
  3. White Christmas

Side C:

  1. All I Want For Christmas Is You
  2. Wonderful Christmastime
  3. Last Christmas

Side D:

  1. Jingle Bells
  2. Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
  3. Angels We Have Heard On High
Dec 3 – Sofia, BG (NDK)
Dec 4 – Bucharest, RO (Arenele Romane)
Dec 5 – Cluj-Napoca, RO (Form Space)
Dec 7 – Berlin, DE (Passionskirche)
Dec 8 – Bochum, DE (Christuskirche)
Dec 10 – Kerimäki, FI (Kerimäen Puukirkko)
Dec 11 – Salo, FI (Uskelan Kirkko)
Dec 13 – Kouvola, FI (Kuusankosken Kirkko)
Dec 14 – Tampere, FI (Tuomiokirkko)
Dec 17 – Desden, DE (Alter Schlachthof)
Dec 19 – Olomouc, CZ (Flora)
Dec 20 – Brno, CZ (Sono Centrum Brno)
Dec 21 – Ostrava, CZ (Gong)