Many thanks to Martin Sainty for putting together this compilation of alternative festive tunes, I think I’ll listen to one a day to build me up to Christmas… a bit like an advent calendar and a little treat to look forward to each day.
Its that time of year again that Mrs Sainty and the young Saintys all fear when I try and make them listen to my fav Christmas tunes. See what you think.
The Fall – Chrismastide’
Tom Waits – ‘Christmas Card From a Hooker in Minneapolis’
Throwing Muses – ‘Santa Claus’
Lou Reed – ‘Christmas in February’
Big Star – ‘Jesus Christ’
Low – ‘Long Way Around the Sea’
Cocteau Twins – ‘Winter Wonderland’
Can – ‘Silent Night’
I Like Trains – ‘Last Christmas’
Clinic – ‘Harmony’