City Slang: Electric Six gets mean with holiday classic



The Electric Six has recorded a cover of the Dr. Seuss classic “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch live for the A.V. Club’s A.V. Undercover series.

According to the press release, “The video was posted to overwhelming acclaim and the attention warmed the band's itty, bitty heart. And what happened, then? Well, in their hometown of Detroit, MI, Electric Six' small heart grew three sizes that day. And then the true meaning of Christmas came through, and Electric Six decided to offer the MP3 of the song too!

So as a special Christmas gift, that song can be downloaded for free here

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