A Very Poppy Christmas is the third extended play (EP) by Poppy. The EP was released on December 1st, 2020.

Background and Conception

On October 1st, 2020, a fan had asked Poppy on Twitter to release a Christmas album. The following day, Poppy responded to them by announcing that she would be releasing a Christmas EP.[1] The EP was announced on November 17th, 2020, alongside the release of its lead single "I Won't Be Home for Christmas".[2]

It was revealed in a December 2020 interview with Kerrang! that Poppy recorded the EP over a single day in July 2020.[3]

Theme

The EP is centered around Christmas, which is both a sacred religious holiday and a worldwide cultural and commercial phenomenon.

Tracklist

No. Title Artist Writer(s) Producer Length
1. "I Like Presents" Poppy Poppy
Simon Wilcox
Poppy
Ghostemane
3:09
2. "I Won't Be Home for Christmas" Poppy Poppy
Simon Wilcox
Poppy
Ghostemane
2:30
3. "Kiss in the Snow" Poppy Poppy
Simon Wilcox
Poppy
Ghostemane
2:25
4. "Silver Bells" Poppy Jay Livingston
Ray Evans
Zakk Cervini 2:18

Singles

"I Won't Be Home for Christmas" was released to digital retailers through Sumerian Records on November 17th, 2020, and served as the first single to the EP. Poppy co-wrote the song with Simon Wilcox, and co-produced it with Ghostemane.

Gallery

Trivia

  • The cover art was illustrated by Maria Llovet.
    • This marks the first Poppy cover art to feature her without her signature blonde hair since dying it darker.
    • Poppy's cat Pi makes a cameo on the cover art.
  • This EP marks the first collaboration between Poppy and Simon Wilcox since "Meat" was released.
  • The EP was mixed by Zakk Cervini.
  • On the vinyl track listing, "I Won't Be Home for Christmas" and "Kiss in the Snow" are switched; however, they play in the order that was intended.

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