Aidin Vaziri | Don’t let Josh Groban ruin your holidays. Turn off the round-the-clock Christmas station and load up on these tunes instead. You’ll get through the rest of the year with your spirits high and sanity intact.
The Playlist: 21 Modern Christmas Classics:
There’s no need to listen to the same old dusty holiday tunes – not when there are so many weird and wonderful alternatives to choose from.
The Flaming Lips, “White Christmas”
Glasvegas, “Please Come Back Home”
Saint Etienne, “I Was Born on Christmas Day”
Damien Rice and Lisa Hannigan, “Silent Night”
The Vandals, “Hang Myself From the Tree”
Band Aid, “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”
Low, “Just Like Christmas”
The Pogues & Kirsty MacColl, “Fairytale of New York”
Cocteau Twins, “Frosty the Snowman”
The Waitresses, “Christmas Wrapping”