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Cagliostro Fri 01-Dec-17 20:51:48

A Christmas Cornucopia by Annie Lennox?

December 1st meant it had to be listened to, DCs dancing round the room to it. And dare I admit to getting a bit emotional with it too.

What are your favorites?

What else might I enjoy? I like Libera and keep meaning to listen more to the Swingle Singers and Pentatonix (I adore the latter's version of Hallelujah).

NapQueen Fri 01-Dec-17 20:52:53

We recently bought the christmasaurus book which comes with an album of songs to listen as we read and they are ridiculously catchy!

So that.

DerbyshireDad17 Fri 01-Dec-17 20:58:25

Buble Christmas album all the way. Cheesetastic and superb for wrapping presents to!

MrsDoyleFallingOutTheWindow Fri 01-Dec-17 21:00:51

Phil Spector. I could listen to that Darlene Love track all day

HeyMicky Fri 01-Dec-17 21:04:19

Tracey Thorn's christmas album is a gorgeous modern album. Sweet and catchy. I have it on non-stop in December

Normandy144 Fri 01-Dec-17 21:05:02

Another vote for Phil Spector Motown Christmas. I've been dancing to that one since I was about 6 years old. Love, love it!

I8toys Fri 01-Dec-17 21:07:16

Just listening to Annie Lennox now on Prime - its beautiful - thank you!

NightRaven52 Fri 01-Dec-17 21:07:16

Nat King Cole's Christmas album is and always will be the favourite here. It's a classic.

MrsDoyleFallingOutTheWindow Fri 01-Dec-17 21:10:04

It's fab isn't it Normandy? Christmas is awesome, the wall of sound is awesome ... putting them together means awesome cubed.

LightastheBreeze Fri 01-Dec-17 21:11:48

Bob Dylan’s Christmas in the Heart - love it

Bob singing Hark the Herald Angels Sing and Must be Santa, best ever

HunterHearstHelmsley Fri 01-Dec-17 21:12:46

Yep. A Twisted Christmas.

Every. Time.

SisterMoonshine Fri 01-Dec-17 21:16:18

Jethro Tull's Christmas Album in our house fsmile

glitterbiscuits Fri 01-Dec-17 21:16:31

Another vote for Bob Rivers Twisted Christmas

EveryoneTalkAboutPopMusic Fri 01-Dec-17 21:21:34

Phil Spector here too!

WhatWouldLeslieKnopeDo Fri 01-Dec-17 21:23:33

I always go back to our Country Christmas bargain bin compilation.

I'm listening to Tracey Thorn now and enjoying it - thanks HeyMicky smile

ThomasHardyPerennial Fri 01-Dec-17 21:31:46

Tori Amos - Midwinter Graces
Hanson - Snowed In (it's a classic, don't judge me grin)
The Little Women (1994) soundtrack is lovely and very festive

Toomuchstuff12 Fri 01-Dec-17 21:50:44

Nat King Cole and Dean Martin, it's not Christmas without it. I'd forgotten about Phil Spector, I'm off to download it now.

ScouseQueen Fri 01-Dec-17 21:54:05

Kate Bush, 50 Words for Snow
Phil Spector's A Christmas Gift For You, of course
& Dylan's Christmas in the Heart - if you're not a fan, don't be put off, I'm not but it's great!

goose1964 Fri 01-Dec-17 22:10:59

Celtic women Christmas we have the CD but sky arts is continuously showing it atm

HemlockStarglimmer Fri 01-Dec-17 22:13:29

Rob Halford Winter Songs is a favourite in our house.

Chathamhouserules Fri 01-Dec-17 22:16:40

Low's christmas album and phil spector for something more perky!

Davros Sat 02-Dec-17 00:45:42

Rod Stewart Merry Christmas Baby
Lou Rawls
Harry Connick Junior
Ella Fitzgerald
Bublé of course

WhatCanIDoNowPlease Sat 02-Dec-17 01:14:47

I love the Phil Spector one too but am not sure whether I should play it because he later murdered a woman. What is the protocol?

Also love the Ally McBeal Christmas album.

SatsukiKusakabe Sat 02-Dec-17 08:07:25

Phil Spector - A Christmas Gift to You and Bob Dylan for me too.

I’ve got Gwen Stefani’s new one this year though and love it! Old school vibe and sound

SatsukiKusakabe Sat 02-Dec-17 08:11:22

I hadn’t finished! She covers a few classics but has 6 originals that are all really good too.

Her cover of Last Christmas is great.

I hear what you’re saying re: Spector. But all those wonderful singers? He only produced it, I listen to them.

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