Bermuda’s ‘Most Wonderful Time’

December 1, 2011

It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Bermuda — and veteran entertainer Chris Broadhurst today [Dec.1]  released a Bermudianised version of the classic Christmas song to prove the point.

The Bermudian singer/songwriter’s local take on “The Most Wonderful Time Of  The Year” — a festive season perennial since Andy Williams’ recorded the number in 1963 — is replete with references to cassava pie, late-night shopping in Hamilton and the annual Bermuda Musical & Dramatic Society Society’s Christmas pantomime.

Mr. Broadhurst said he was putting the song into circulation by way the of the Internet because “Bermuda needs a positive pick-me-up.”

You can listen to the song here.

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  1. Ace Girl (Original) says:

    What a great breath of fresh air! Everyone should listen. A great positive message.

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  2. Dictionary says:

    I absolutely love this!!!

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  3. Grandma's Feather Bed says:

    This is the best local song I've heard since "Proud to be Bermudian". Uplifting to say the least! Great for the Christmas season.

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  4. Um Um says:

    What! No political jokes? You're slipping Broadhurst. :-) Great song mate!!

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  5. Triangle Drifter says:

    Good one Chris. Nice to have something to smile about.

    Now how about a Not the Um Um version?

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  6. Catherine DL says:

    I love it - fabulous - and it truly is a most wonderful time - Christmas is a season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love! (Hamilton Wright Mabie) Awesome!!

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  7. Karen at Hollyburn says:

    WOW... what a great job. Thanks for sharing this. I'm sending the link to all my family and overseas, they will be delighted.
    Thanks Chris for the pick-me-up!

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