Whether we like it or not, Christmas is just around the corner. How did this happen? We have no idea! This year flew faster than Eliud Kipchoge did when breaking the two hour marathon record. It’s been quite a year.
To ensure you don’t let Christmas pass you by as quickly as the year did, we’ve put together a Christmas playlist that will drop you right into the Christmas spirit with 20 of the coolest Christmas songs that have ever been made. This playlist is special - and we made it just for you. But you do have to promise that you’ll find all 20 songs and start listening to them immediately. Because as soon as you do, you’ll feel the stress and seriousness of the year melt away and in its place, you’ll feel light and happy nostalgia - the kind only music can bring.
Merry Christmas Baby - Bruce Springsteen (A classic)
Christmas Time - The Smashing Pumpkins (If Smashing Pumpkins can do a Christmas song, so can you)
I saw three ships - Sting (This is a good one to sing along too)
Fairytale of New York - The Pogues (Also a good one to sing along too)
Christmas Eve - Sarajevo (Been putting off putting up the Christmas tree? This one will get you pumped! It’s an epic dramatic song with a dramatic electric guitar solo. If that doesn’t get the Christmas tree up, we don’t know what will…)
U2 - Christmas
Neil Diamond - Deck the halls
Bruce Springsteen - Santa Claus is coming to town
Let me sleep - Pearl Jam (For when your kids won’t let you sleep in on Christmas morning)
Here comes Santa Claus - Elvis Presley (It doesn’t get more Christmas nostalgic than this)
Run Rudolph run - Chuck Berry (For that rock ‘n roll Christmas feeling)
A holly jolly Christmas - Burl Ives (A happy song that everyone will want to dance too)
Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms (This one feels like it’s straight out of a 90s romcom)
Happy Christmas - John Lennon
River - James Taylor (With simple acoustic guitar, this one will melt the stress of the year away)
Merry Christmas - Ramones (Play this one to your partner if they try to pick a fight with you, the main lyrics are “I don’t want to fight tonight)
The season’s upon us - Dropkick murphys
Do they know it’s Christmas? Band Aid (This one is straight out of the 80s, you’ll feel it as soon as you hear it)
Xmas time - The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Step into Christmas - Elton John
The above 20 songs can be found on Apple Music, Google Play Music, Spotify or Youtube. Don’t resist the Christmas spirit, give in to it, the above playlist will help. Happy Listening!
Date Published: 10 December 2019
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