The Monkees' Micky Dolenz didn't feel right following up the group's 2016 Top 20 hit, Good Times! with a new studio set this soon. The Monkees have just released "The Christmas Song," their second video from the new Christmas Party album, which features new vocals by Dolenz, Mike Nesmith, and Peter Tork -- with the late Davy Jones featured on two vintage recordings.
In June 2016, the Monkees scored their biggest album in 48 years with Good Times! The set is the band's highest charting album since 1968's The Birds, The Bees, And The Monkees, hitting Number 14 on the Billboard 200 album chart, and debuting at Number Six on Billboard Top Albums chart.