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Antidotes to hated Christmas songs, 2020 Edition
« on: December 02, 2020, 02:04:44 am »
And, as has been repeatedly demonstrated over the years, we can't have a Most Hated Christmas Songs thread without also having a thread for posting the songs you use to drive out the hated-song earworms.

What are your favorite musical antidotes to overplayed Christmas glurge?

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Re: Antidotes to hated Christmas songs, 2020 Edition
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2020, 08:41:51 am »
What are your favorite musical antidotes to overplayed Christmas glurge?

As expected of me in this thread every year...

Fairytale of New York.



There, now the festive season can start. :D

(By the way, this song was a lot more fun when it wasn’t horribly overplayed at this time of year, at least in the UK. I still love it for nostalgic reasons all the same.)
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Re: Antidotes to hated Christmas songs, 2020 Edition
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2020, 09:35:59 am »
And, as has been repeatedly demonstrated over the years, we can't have a Most Hated Christmas Songs thread without also having a thread for posting the songs you use to drive out the hated-song earworms.

What are your favorite musical antidotes to overplayed Christmas glurge?

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Re: Antidotes to hated Christmas songs, 2020 Edition
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2020, 08:14:12 am »
As expected of me in this thread every year...

Fairytale of New York.

I heard that the BBC were banning this now because it's felt to be offensive to younger listeners.
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Re: Antidotes to hated Christmas songs, 2020 Edition
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2020, 08:17:20 am »
What are your favorite musical antidotes to overplayed Christmas glurge?

Mine I suspect will always be Carol of the Bells, just gives me a magical feeling
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Re: Antidotes to hated Christmas songs, 2020 Edition
« Reply #5 on: December 03, 2020, 10:49:53 am »
And, as has been repeatedly demonstrated over the years, we can't have a Most Hated Christmas Songs thread without also having a thread for posting the songs you use to drive out the hated-song earworms.

What are your favorite musical antidotes to overplayed Christmas glurge?

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Re: Antidotes to hated Christmas songs, 2020 Edition
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2020, 09:10:35 pm »
And, as has been repeatedly demonstrated over the years, we can't have a Most Hated Christmas Songs thread without also having a thread for posting the songs you use to drive out the hated-song earworms.

What are your favorite musical antidotes to overplayed Christmas glurge?

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Trans-Siberia Orchestra's version of Carol of the Bells.

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Re: Antidotes to hated Christmas songs, 2020 Edition
« Reply #7 on: December 17, 2020, 06:21:30 pm »
What are your favorite musical antidotes to overplayed Christmas glurge?

Here's what I wish I'd thought to post to start this thread off. Since I'm fairly sure it was an earlier year's edition of this thread that called it to my attention, in Jackson Browne's solo version, I decided to track down the original that Browne recorded with The Chieftains:

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Re: Antidotes to hated Christmas songs, 2020 Edition
« Reply #8 on: December 17, 2020, 06:27:49 pm »
Here's what I wish I'd thought to post to start this thread off. Since I'm fairly sure it was an earlier year's edition of this thread that called it to my attention, in Jackson Browne's solo version, I decided to track down the original that Browne recorded with The Chieftains:

I love that version. That album, in general, is my antidote to annoying Christmas music.
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Re: Antidotes to hated Christmas songs, 2020 Edition
« Reply #9 on: December 18, 2020, 01:57:50 pm »
Here's what I wish I'd thought to post to start this thread off. Since I'm fairly sure it was an earlier year's edition of this thread that called it to my attention, in Jackson Browne's solo version, I decided to track down the original that Browne recorded with The Chieftains:


Ooh that’s another of my seasonal favourites. I like both his solo version and that one, but the Chieftains give it an excellent traditional feel.


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Re: Antidotes to hated Christmas songs, 2020 Edition
« Reply #10 on: December 18, 2020, 02:11:02 pm »
Ooh that’s another of my seasonal favourites. I like both his solo version and that one, but the Chieftains give it an excellent traditional feel.
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