Jeffro's Indie Rawk Blog.

25/12/2012

The Walkmen - No Christmas While I’m Talking.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS #42.

"Do it one more time, just for a little while."

Merry Christmas, Tumblr.

(Source: Spotify)

LCD Soundsystem - Oh You (Christmas Blues).

HAPPY HOLIDAYS #41.

"I can’t forget what you put me through…"

A slow (and somewhat bluesy) finish to Christmas 2012.

(Source: Spotify)

Frightened Rabbit - It’s Christmas So We’ll Stop.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS #40.

"The next day life went back to its past self…"

Listening to this song makes me want to cry in front of a fireplace… but damn, it’s so good.

(Source: Spotify)

Band of Horses - The First Song.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS #39.

"And Christmas Time coming and over approaching. We’ve been drinking for long."

Everything about Everything All The Time has this wintery, whiskey-filled feel to it.

(Source: Spotify)

Stars - Fairytale of New York (Pogues Cover).

HAPPY HOLIDAYS #38.

"And the boys from the NYPD choir were singing Galway Bay, and the bells were ringing out for Christmas Day."

A little Irish medley from your favorite Canadians.

(Source: Spotify)

219 plays

Modular - El Viaje Magico De Santa Claus.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS #37.

"Santa Claus es bien informal. Va a bailar a la discoteque. Pincha vinilos de los Beach Boys Os Mutantes y los Bee Gees."

Okay, this is a magical song.

269 plays

Dan Deacon - Silver Bells.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS #36.

You can never say that Dan Deacon doesn’t have a sense of humor.

639 plays

Fiona Apple - Frosty the Snowman.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS #35.

Never, ever, ever would I expect Fiona Apple to be singing this. But here we are.

The xx - Last Christmas (Wham! Cover).

HAPPY HOLIDAYS #34.

"A face on a lover with a fire in his heart. A man under cover but you tore me apart. Now I’ve found a real love, you’ll never fool me again."

Only the xx and George Michael (the singer-songwriter) can melt my heart like this.

Rilo Kiley - Xmas Cake.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS #33.

"But the New Year is right in front of you, cry into your Christmas cake."

Granted, it’s a fucking depressing song — but it’s a wonderful song nonetheless.

2849 plays

The Bird and the Bee - Carol of the Bells.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS #32.

A traditional song with the angelic voice of Inara George.

Blitzen Trapper - Christmas Is Coming Soon!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS #31.

"Steve McQueen, high school girls, blow a kiss, sandy pearls, bullet holes, hidden scars, making love in a stolen car. Christmas is coming soon…"

What the folk, it’s Christmas.

The Shins - Wonderful Christmastime (Paul McCartney Cover).

HAPPY HOLIDAYS #30.

"Simply having a wonderful Christmas time."

Let’s face it: James Mercer would make a really delightful elf.

She & Him - Baby, It’s Cold Outside.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS #29.

"Well maybe just a half a drink more/Put some records on while I pour."

Who wouldn’t want to spend some time indoors with Zooey Deschanel or M.Ward?

Eleanor Friedberger - Santa, Bring My Baby Back (To Me).

HAPPY HOLIDAYS #28.

"I don’t need a lot of presents to make my Christmas bright. I just need my baby’s arms wound around me tight."

A funk-a-fied Christmas song that Eleanor Friedberger can only give.

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