A frozen moment when all mankind reveals its truest potential
December 25, 2012 11:55 AM   Subscribe

Very nice! Mind if I add one?

Casiotone for the Painfully Alone- Cold White Christmas

posted by orme at 12:03 PM on December 25, 2012 [2 favorites]

Oh, yay! Casiotone for the etc. etc.! Most of the fun of these kinds of threads is people posting their own additions.

Also, inevitably forgot one: Low - Just Like Christmas
posted by byanyothername at 12:07 PM on December 25, 2012 [1 favorite]

Thanks!!! I love the Eels.
posted by freakazoid at 3:51 PM on December 25, 2012

Have a full playlist on Spotify.
posted by EmpressCallipygos at 4:41 PM on December 25, 2012

Love this song. Also,

The Walkmen -- No Christmas While I'm Talking
Emmy the Great & Lightspeed Champion -- Christmas in Prison
Sufjan Stevens -- That Was the Worst Christmas Ever!
Mary Gauthier -- Christmas In Paradise
Over the Rhine -- All I Ever Get for Christmas Is Blue
Mike Nicolai -- Christmas Is For Losers
Daniel Johnston -- Christmas In A Loony Bin
Leroy Carr -- Christmas In Jail, Ain't It A Pain
The Rhodes Kids -- Santa Loves Rock and Roll Music
How To Swim -- Sleighbells (Christmas Makes Me Blue)
Get Well Soon -- Christmas in Adventure Parks
The Staple Singers -- Who Took the Merry Out of Christmas
Master Slash Slave -- All I Want for Christmas
Belle and Sebastian -- Are You Coming Over for Christmas?
Typhoon -- Merry Christmas Anyways
Rotary Connection -- Christmas Connection
Paul Simon -- Getting Ready for Christmas Day
Cotton Top Mountain Sanctified Singers -- Christ Was Born on Christmas Day
The Raveonettes -- The Christmas Song
The Flaming Lips -- Christmas At the Zoo
Mew -- She Came Home for Christmas
Asobi Seksu -- Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight)
Slow Club -- Christmas TV
Blitzen Trapper -- Christmas Is Coming Soon
The Free Design -- Close Your Mouth (It's Christmas)
Frank Cosmo -- Merry Christmas

Most tracks originally shared with me by Mefi's own Kattullus
posted by likeatoaster at 6:40 PM on December 25, 2012 [3 favorites]

I'm sure I've said it before, in previous similar threads, but:

Vienna Teng -- The Atheist Christmas Carol
posted by jferg at 8:36 PM on December 25, 2012

The Dickies - Silent Night
The Vandals - Christmas
The Ramones - Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight) (the cover is okay, but come on)
The Damned - There Ain't No Sanity Clause
El Vez - Feliz Navidad
Fishbone - It's A Wonderful Life
Mojo Nixon - Trim Yo Tree
Crucial Youth - Santa Claus Is Coming (And You're On His List)
MxPx - Christmas Night Of The Living Dead
posted by lumpenprole at 11:07 PM on December 25, 2012 [2 favorites]

So where was this a week ago when I needed it, you bastards?
posted by ominous_paws at 3:38 AM on December 26, 2012

Keep on rockin', E. :)
posted by Drexen at 11:46 AM on December 26, 2012

Thanks for this thread. I am always looking for alternatives for Christmas ("Christmas Music That Doesn't Suck"). The Eels tune was already on my playlist, but many of these I shall survey.

P.S. List is absolutely useless without The Waitresses.
posted by NedKoppel at 6:17 PM on December 26, 2012

A few more:

Low - Just Like Christmas
Crash Test Dummies - Jingle Bells
Dance Hall Crashers - I Did It For The Toys
Jenny O. - Get Down for the Holidays
Weezer - O Holy Night
Mogwai - Christmas Song
Julian Casablancas - I Wish It Was Christmas Today
posted by NedKoppel at 6:29 PM on December 26, 2012 [1 favorite]

Gotta sneak in one more: Alex Chilton - Jesus Christ
posted by byanyothername at 2:55 PM on December 28, 2012

« Older The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated...   |   The Natives are restless. Wondering why? Newer »

This thread has been archived and is closed to new comments