Rich Ragany & The Digressions Return With “December In My Heart”

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Fresh from releasing their much-acclaimed new album, Beyond Nostalgia & Heartache, London songsmiths Rich Ragany And The Digressions have returned with the spirit of Christmas strong in their souls with their new single, December In My Heart. Written by frontman and guitarist Rich Ragany (Role Models) in a dare to write a Christmas song, Rich immediately got the line “and though my life does it’s best to keep us apart, I’ll always have you and December in my heart,” and the uplifting song fell into place from there.

The single is accompanied by a light-hearted homemade video for December In My Heart that features Rich’s cat Merlie, three penguins, a polar bear and some enormous baubles. The band are seeing 2021 out with a couple of London gigs this week supporting The Warner E Hodges Band at the Hope & Anchor tonight, December 16th, and Ginger Wildheart & The Sinners at the 229 on the 17th. Rich Ragany And The Digressions will return in 2022 with a new album and many new stages to conquer. 

“Reading the lyrics now, I see they can easily be about what a lot of us may endure these holidays even though I wrote it a year ago. If we can’t be together, let’s make sure to reach out as best we can, it’s been a difficult time all around, but this time of year can pour an especially strong cocktail of regret and loneliness amidst the carols, lots of love to you all out there, let’s try to remind ourselves and others what inhabits our hearts.” (Rich Ragany)

December In My Heart is now available via Bandcamp