Genres: Christmas Music. The Goo Goo Dolls have always been a band I have enjoyed, but recently I've felt I needed to listen to them in greater depth. Multi-platinum, four-time GRAMMY-nominated rock band Goo Goo Dolls have announced they will release their first-ever holiday record It’s Christmas All Overon October 30th, 2020 via Warner Records. This is the Goo Goo Dolls first ever Christmas record and I love it, John Rzeznik and Robby Takac have excelled, this record really encapsulates the season perfectly. It's Christmas All Over, an Album by Goo Goo Dolls. Originating from Buffalo, New York, The Goo Goo Dolls (known as The Goo’s by fans) original sound, was a mix of post-grunge and alternative rock. Never, in all my angsty teen years of listening to the Goo Goo Dolls, did I expect the post-grunge band — known for their heart-ripping “Iris” — to release a Christmas album. And yes, the most recent Goo Goo Dolls output has been largely uninspiring. Opening with ‘It’s Christmas All Over’, this really sets the tone for the entire album. With the bands’ live shows wiped out due to the ongoing global pandemic, Goo Goo Dolls decided to record a festive album, a project that frontman Johnny Rzeznik told ABC News Radio he had “great fun” putting together. With some Christmas classics like Let It Snow, Have Yourself a Merry Christmas and Hark! Unfortunately, we don’t actually know if that song will pass his lips, because the details of the Goo Goo Dolls’ forthcoming holiday album have yet to be revealed. I would say that you should watch it and if you like it, you’ll probably enjoy the album too, but that would not be entirely fair to the Goo Goo Dolls or to this album. Yes, I hate most Christmas songs, although there’s a handful out there that allow me to stop saying bah humbug long enough to enjoy. The release of some self-written, original Christmas tracks with a mixture of your favourite Christmas hits, Goo Goo Dolls have sprinkled their magic Goo Goo stamp all over it, ready to ignite the excitement that you once felt for Christmas all over again. So it’s no real surprise that the band the Goo Goo Dolls have decided its’ time to release a Christmas album. Released 30 October 2020 on Warner. The album is named It’s Christmas All Over and the song by the same name (written by Tom Petty) is the first track.It’s a great opening. And never, in all my years of listening to Christmas music way too early in the season (we’re talking July, folks), did I think such an album would be good. It has received mixed critical reception. Yes, I hate Christmas albums. When you think of a typical Christmas song, this is the sound you think of. Goo Goo Dolls’ Its Christmas All Over, however, ain’t one of them. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for It's Christmas All Over - Goo Goo Dolls on AllMusic - 2020 It's Christmas All Over is a 2020 Christmas album from American alternative rock band Goo Goo Dolls, released on October 30, via Warner Records.