Our favorite Malibu resident, Bob Dylan, has just released a new video for his contribution to the Xmas carol tradition, “Must Be Santa.”

The song, from his charity holiday album Christmas in the Heart, goes all klezmer on the Christian holiday, perhaps to remind us that, after all, all these believers are celebrating the birth of a nice Jewish boy.

The video has already been described as “bizarre,” but we think it's wonderful in a Pink Panther-meets-the-cover-of-Basement Tapes way (Bob would be the ubiquitous, dancing Pink Panther in a blonde wig, by the way).

Without further ado, the video for “Must Be Santa”:

LA Weekly