Favourite Christmas songs

My favourite songs

As Digital Classic is a tech and music blog, I have to add some of my favourite Christmas songs.

Christmas songs help me get into the festive spirit, and although I don’t get as many gifts as I used to, but I have a few festive trips planned for the children to look forward to.

Every Christmas my sister, the children and I love listening to Christmas songs and watching our favourite Christmas movies.

Here are my all-time favourite Christmas songs:

1: Walking in the Air

I received the Snowman story on tape for Christmas one year when I was little and Walking in the air always reminds me of that Christmas when I used to play the tape and listen to the story and the song.

2: Happy Xmas War is over

John Lennon was one of the most talented musicians that have ever lived.  This song is very political and has a catchy tune.

3: The fairytale of New York

This song is a reminder of Kirsty MacColl in her early days; her voice sounds angelic.

4: O Holy Night

Mariah Carey really hits the high notes on this song. I think it’s one of the best cover versions of a Christmas song I have ever heard.

5: Silent Night

I love both Mariah Carey’s and Michael Bubble’s versions of the song. It’s also my favourite Christmas song that I play on guitar.

6: Do they know it’s Christmas?

When the stars of the 1980s got together to record this in November 1984 for charity, this was a great idea for what was a good cause at the time. As a child, I would listen to this album on my Dad’s record player every Christmas. Unfortunately, recent attempts in 1989, 2004 and 2014 to recreate the Band-Aid magic doesn’t quite give the song the same feel.

7: Merry Christmas Everybody

This reminds me of a Christmas dancing show I was performing in, and I heard this song. Unfortunately, I couldn’t take part in the dance to this song because it was for those who took Modern dance and I did Ballet, Tap and Stage.

 8: It’s the most wonderful time of the year

This song reminds me of one of my favourite Christmas movies, Home Alone 2.

9: Jingle Bell Rock

Jingle Bell Rock is one of the Christmas song’s that was played in Home Alone 2.

10: Santa Claus is coming to town

This is one of those Christmas songs that gets stuck in your head. We had musical Christmas tree lights on the tree when I was younger, and this song was one of the songs that played.

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