That’s right, it’s time for the Raps Then Jives Top 5 Christmas Songs.
No. 1: Rage Against The Machine – Killing in the Name… just kidding…
In no particular order:
This is a great singalong (once the song starts, at around 2:36) that says it’s ok to get still excited about Christmas, even if it is “too commercial these days” (and it is, but that’s so clichéd it was painful to type, get over it):
This is random, but I love it:
Ok, you might get some presents that don’t fill you with joy and surprise, but don’t feign that you despise Christmas, you know you love it really.
Not sure why, but I think this song’s pretty cool too:
Finally, much as I don’t want to like a Mariah Carey song, this is an undeniably great Christmas anthem:
To be honest, I like pretty much any Christmas song, as long as it’s not Slade’s hideous Merry Xmas Everybody.
While we’re on Top 5’s, here’s my Top 5 2009 albums; I only bought 8, so maybe not saying a whole lot, but here we go anyway. (Clicking on the album covers will take you somewhere you can listen to them for free.)
Again in no particular order, except this is well out in front, and I think it’s quite popular among you lot too. Only Michelle Dessler is a more popular search term for this blog:
The 4 runners up:
In case you hadn’t noticed (and you probably hadn’t, especially if you’re reading this via facebook), the cover of John Frusciante’s The Empyrean is the image that appears at the top of my blog page.