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Christmas music
« on: December 05, 2012, 12:31:15 AM »
Let's talk about those seasonal tunes that would drive retail employees to near-suicide and cause family members to avoid listening to the radio over the next month. :thumbup:

Songs you love, songs you hate, custom playlists you would rather listen to instead of Bing Crosby...or hell, more Bing Crosby...

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Re: Christmas music
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2012, 12:36:34 AM »
O Holy Night is probably my favorite Christmas tune. I also really enjoy Il Divo's version of it. But I'm also a big fan of the traditional stuff.

As for the other side, Chuck Berry's Run Rudolph Run and Brenda Lee's Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree are excellent.
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Re: Christmas music
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2012, 08:39:37 AM »
I'm not a huge fan of holiday themed music myself. One of the few Christmas songs that I genuinely like is "We Three Kings" (especially The Roches' rendition and the version which is on the Narada Winters' Solstice album), which is interesting, since I'm not a Christian.

Another Xmas song that I like is "The Night Before Christmas" by Eek-A-Mouse, which is actually an original number played to the tune of "We Three Kings".

Yet another favorite Xmas song of mine is "The Way That Christmas Used to Be" from the 1977 Nelvana animated TV special A Cosmic Christmas. That one is really hard to find.
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Re: Christmas music
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2012, 04:15:13 PM »
I like most Christmas songs really, the only one off hand that I can say I dislike is "Grandma Got Ran Over By a Reindeer".  It's just a really stupid song.

Doesn't Desen or DLA hate that Eagles christmas song?  I remember something about that a while ago.
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Re: Christmas music
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2012, 04:15:53 PM »
The Eagles have a Christmas song?
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Re: Christmas music
« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2012, 04:52:19 PM »
The Christmas song that annoys me is the Paul McCartney one. Too many synths.
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Re: Christmas music
« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2012, 05:16:22 PM »
Life is not about the second chances. It's about a little mouse and his voyage to an exciting new land. That, my friend, is what life is.

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Re: Christmas music
« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2012, 05:35:10 PM »
That wasn't annoying, so it was a considerable step up.
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Re: Christmas music
« Reply #8 on: December 05, 2012, 06:25:17 PM »
the only one off hand that I can say I dislike is "Grandma Got Ran Over By a Reindeer".  It's just a really stupid song.

I used to like that song when I was a kid.

Then my uncles overplayed it, and now I can't stand it anymore. :imnothappy:

A song I really like is "Nuttin' for Christmas" - the Stan Freberg version. It's the only version of this song that isn't annoyingly saccharine.

Chiron Beta Prime by Jonathan Coulton is also really good.

Now, for a song that I can't stand: Santa Baby. The worst Christmas song EVER.

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Re: Christmas music
« Reply #9 on: December 05, 2012, 08:23:16 PM »
I dunno, "Baby It's Cold Outside" is too misogynist for my tastes.
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Re: Christmas music
« Reply #10 on: December 05, 2012, 08:50:07 PM »
I dunno, "Baby It's Cold Outside" is too misogynist for my tastes.

Yeah. As Key & Peele pointed out, it's a little rapey.

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Re: Christmas music
« Reply #11 on: December 18, 2012, 02:23:17 AM »
I like "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer."

Of course, my favorite (and the one I'd listen to anytime of the year) is... :

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Re: Christmas music
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