William Shatner and Iggy Pop's version of 'Silent Night' has to be heard to be believed

25 October 2018, 12:20 | Updated: 16 January 2024, 11:21

William Shatner
Picture: Cleopatra

It's taken from the brilliantly-titled album 'Shatner Claus'.

William Shatner has teamed up with Iggy Pop for a new version of Christmas favourite ‘Silent Night’.

The song features on Star Trek legend Shatner's new album Shatner Claus – The Christmas Album.

The album also features appearances from Rick Wakeman, Todd Rundgren, Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull, Judy Collins and more.

Listen to the unique cover below:

Silent Night

The LP will be released on October 26, and follows Shatner's previous work including a David Bowie covers album Seeking Major Tom, and a prog-rock concept album, titled Ponder The Mystery.

The full tracklist for the album is:

‘Jingle Bells’ (feat. Henry Rollins)
‘Blue Christmas’ (feat. Brad Paisley)
‘Little Drummer Boy’ (feat. Joe Louis Walker)
‘Winter Wonderland’ (feat. Todd Rundgren and Artimus Pyle of Lynyrd Skynyrd)
‘Twas The Night Before Christmas’ (feat. Mel Collins of King Crimson)
‘Run Rudolph Run’ (feat. Elliot Easton of The Cars)
‘O Come, O Come Emmanuel’ (feat. Rick Wakeman of Yes)
‘Silver Bells’ (feat. Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull)
‘One For You, One For Me’
‘Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer’ (feat. Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top)
‘Silent Night’ (feat. Iggy Pop)
‘White Christmas’ (feat. Judy Collins)
‘Feliz Navidad’ (feat. Dani Bander)
‘Jingle Bells’ (feat. Henry Rollins – punk rock version)