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Jet Set Willy
December 4th, 2003, 02:13
Prediction: The U.K. suggestions in this thread will be quite different from the U.S.A./Canada etc. ones.

The Pogues feat. Kirsty McColl - The Fairytale of New York

(Probably in fact the best song ever, also)

Mike Oldfield - In Dulce Jubilo

I haven't heard this in ages. I remembered it as being an entirely synth song, but listening to it now I hear that

it's actually mainly woodwind going through a bunch of filters with light synth strings backing it up. Sort of like

an early "Julie and Candy". Fuck. YES. That + the regimental drumming = fantastic. TIMELESS.

Hmm, all celtic music so far. Celtic stuff is wonderful. (Yeah, In Dulci Jubilo is technically German, but this version is definitely has strong Celtic influences.)

Now for the Beatles contributions.

Lennon & Yoko Ono - So This is Christmas

Paul McCartney - (Simply Having A) Wonderful Christmas Time

Both good. Check out the synth bassline on the McCartney one. Classic.

Chris De Burgh - A Spaceman Came Travelling

I always thought this was a bit too trippy for Chris De Burgh...
Note: I think this was the 2nd MP3 I ever downloaded.
I also like the title because it makes me imagine a spaceman breaking the rules of baskeball.

Pretenders - 2000 Miles

Jona Lewie - Stop The Cavalry

Probably the most depressing Xmas song.

Slade - Merry Christmas Everybody

Wizzard - I Wish It Could be Christmas Everyday

Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?

There, that's my stupid thread. I'm a big kid and will always live in that happy place inside my head where I was 5 years old.

I think all of these songs are British. I don't think other countries have the same idea of Xmas as we do.

donkeyknob
December 4th, 2003, 02:19
im aussie... christmas is the complete opposite of whatever you have.

the aussie jinglebells kicks ass

Codeine
December 4th, 2003, 02:23
The Grinch Theme, do not know who wrote it, but it rules.

Zidane
December 4th, 2003, 19:17
The Grich remix by Jim Carrey

ScotchGuy
December 4th, 2003, 19:22
Originally posted by Waz@Dec 3 2003, 05:13 PM
Prediction: The U.K. suggestions in this thread will be quite different from the U.S.A./Canada etc. ones.

The Pogues feat. Kirsty McColl - The Fairytale of New York

(Probably in fact the best song ever, also)

Mike Oldfield - In Dulce Jubilo

I haven't heard this in ages. I remembered it as being an entirely synth song, but listening to it now I hear that

it's actually mainly woodwind going through a bunch of filters with light synth strings backing it up. Sort of like

an early "Julie and Candy". Fuck. YES. That + the regimental drumming = fantastic. TIMELESS.

Hmm, all celtic music so far. Celtic stuff is wonderful. (Yeah, In Dulci Jubilo is technically German, but this version is definitely has strong Celtic influences.)

Now for the Beatles contributions.

Lennon & Yoko Ono - So This is Christmas

Paul McCartney - (Simply Having A) Wonderful Christmas Time

Both good. Check out the synth bassline on the McCartney one. Classic.

Chris De Burgh - A Spaceman Came Travelling

I always thought this was a bit too trippy for Chris De Burgh...
Note: I think this was the 2nd MP3 I ever downloaded.
I also like the title because it makes me imagine a spaceman breaking the rules of baskeball.

Pretenders - 2000 Miles

Jona Lewie - Stop The Cavalry

Probably the most depressing Xmas song.

Slade - Merry Christmas Everybody

Wizzard - I Wish It Could be Christmas Everyday

Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?

There, that's my stupid thread. I'm a big kid and will always live in that happy place inside my head where I was 5 years old.

I think all of these songs are British. I don't think other countries have the same idea of Xmas as we do.
Your prediction should be right on, except for John Lenon and Paul McCartney's songs, they're quite popular here. They're probably my two favourite Christmas songs.

The other songs I have never heard.

Codeine
December 5th, 2003, 22:59
Weezer - Christmas Song

hitmonlee
December 18th, 2003, 05:31
i thought i posted here <_<

delta goodrem has done a version of war is over
i want to check it out but then i would have to buy her single

El Fugitivo
December 18th, 2003, 07:04
Louis Armstrong - Cool Yule

Lefteris_D
December 18th, 2003, 09:01
Twelve Days Of Christmas - Blizzard Entertainment... :rolleyes: