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Favorite Modern Christmas Songs

A bit tired of hearing Bruce babbling on about Clarence getting a new sax for Christmas? Us too. Here’s a holly jolly roundup of some little-known originals and some well-known classics done by some of our favorite modern (mostly indie) artists. Please support all these bands (clicks the links) and buy their music. Merry Merry!

The Both (Aimee Mann and Ted Leo)“You’re a Gift”

Phoenix and Bill Murray“Alone on Christmas Day”

Cliff Hillis“A Day Like Christmas”

The Cave Singers“Christmas Night”

Rocky Votolato“Silent Night”

The New Mendicants“A Very Sorry Christmas”

Sondre Lerche & Jherek Bischoff“Surviving Christmas”

Chk Chk Chk (!!!)“And Anyway It’s Christmas”

Joyce Manor“Christmas Card”

Best Coast And Wavves“Got Something For You”MP3

Boy Least Likely To“Christmas Isn’t Christmas” – MP3

Murder City Devils“364 Days”MP3

Duvall“Do You Hear What I Hear”MP3

Sufjan Stevens“Only at Christmas Time”MP3

Centro-Matic“Fuselage (It’s Starting to Look Like Christmas)”MP3

The Dismemberment Plan“This Christmas”MP3

Mogwai“Christmas Song”MP3

Alexi Murdoch“Silent Night”MP3

Wesley Willis“Merry Christmas” MP3

Long Winters“Sometimes You Have to Work on Xmas”MP3

Low“Just Like Christmas”MP3

Belle & Sebastian“Are You Coming Over For Christmas?”MP3

Descendents“Christmas Vacation”MP3

The Swimmers“A Christmas Sound”MP3

Adam Arcuragi“The Christmas Song”MP3

The Hives & Cyndi Lauper“A Christmas Duel”MP#

Adventures of Jet“Waiting for Christmas”MP3

Snow Patrol“When I Get Home For Christmas”MP3

The Pogues & Kirsty MacColl“Fairytale Of New York”MP3

Chomsky“Christmas Time Is Here”MP3

Eels“Everything’s Gonna Be Cool This Christmas”

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13 Comments

  1. Eric

    Great list.

    Eef Barzelay does a stripped down version of “Joy To The World” that’s good all year round.

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000X7ZPVY

  2. Eric

    Great list.

    Eef Barzelay does a stripped down version of “Joy To The World” that’s good all year round.

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000X7ZPVY

  3. Mark

    I just love to cuddle up by the fire with my mug of egg nogg and listen to Christmas jazz songs….Here’s a link to a bunch of good
    christmas jazz albums

  4. I just love to cuddle up by the fire with my mug of egg nogg and listen to Christmas jazz songs….Here’s a link to a bunch of good
    christmas jazz albums