Dolly Parton is gearing up to release A Holly Dolly Christmas, her first holiday album in 30 years, this week.
The superstar officially announced the project in early August, but what many fans may not realize is that she actually revealed the album’s title on Instagram several months ago with a tiny Easter egg that no one picked up on.
Remember the viral “Dolly Parton Challenge” that took over Instagram earlier this year? The challenge found people sharing photos of each of their social media personalities online. After Parton shared hers, fans and celebrities everywhere joined in. Well, it turns out, the black turtleneck that Parton was wearing in the photo was actually a clue about her yet-to-be-announced Christmas album.
Now, you can own your very own Holly Dolly Christmas turtleneck, sweater or t-shirt! The entertainment icon now has the items for sale via her official online store.
“I thought, ‘I think I’ll call it A Holly Dolly Christmas because I love the song “A Holly Jolly Christmas” with Burl Ives. He used to be on all of my Christmas specials all through the years. I think of him as Mr. Christmas. I thought, ‘Why don’t do I call it something cute and clever, like that or Deck the Halls with Boughs of Dolly, something corny like that,’” Parton recently shared with Billboard about the inspiration behind the album title.
Out Friday, Oct. 2, A Holly Dolly Christmas features 12 tracks, including guest appearances from Miley Cyrus, as well as Billy Ray Cyrus, Michael Bublé, Willie Nelson and Jimmy Fallon.