Colbie Caillat prepares holiday album


Colbie Caillat was on a sunny vacation in Bali when she thought, I should make a Christmas album.

Caillat says she was listening to Christmas music on that vacation when she chose the songs for her holiday record, "Christmas in the Sand." That's how she thinks of Christmas anyway. She grew up in southern California and saw more sand than snow on Christmas Day.

The album features a duet with Gavin DeGraw on "Baby It's Cold Outside" and another with Brad Paisley on "Merry Christmas Baby."

''Christmas in the Sand" comes out October 23.

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