Tuesday, 21 December 2010

december playlist!

saturday twas lovely - we were rather keen on the improvised lighting arrangement (those wee desk lamps really caught our best angle), and the christmas songs went down a treat. not with everyone mind - as one girl inquired bluntly, "why christmas?". the explanation that it was the season for such things did not suffice apparently... ach well, you can't please every last tom, dick or ebeneezer; here's what the rest of us danced to:

1. au revoir simone - fallen snow
2. clap your hands say yeah - in this home on ice
3. sally shapiro - anorak christmas
4. ballboy - i wonder if you're drunk enough to sleep with me tonight
5. talking heads - burning down the house
6. of montreal - i feel ya strutter
7. the supremes - santa claus is coming to town
8. the beach boys - little saint nick
9. rem - gardening at night
10. the drums - i felt stupid
11. saint etienne - i was born on christmas day
12. the flaming lips - race for the prize
13. jimmy eat world - last christmas
14. twin shadow - shooting holes
15. chromeo - don't turn the lights on
16. new order - sub-culture
17. mariah carey - all i want for christmas is you
18. hello saferide - ipod christmas
19. best coast - boyfriend
20. edwyn collins - do it again
21. the vaselines - i hate the 80s
22. summer cats - plastic christmas trees
23. abba - super trouper
24. belle and sebastian - i could be dreaming
25. the ronettes - frosty the snowman
26. the concretes - can't hurry love
27. felt - the day the rain came down
28. the beastie boys - ch-ch-check it out
29. jackie wilson - higher and higher
30. the jam - strange town
31. asobi seksu - merry christmas (i don't want to fight tonight)
32. idlewild - when i argue i see shapes
33. deerhunter - revival
34. tom petty - american girl
35. wreckless eric - reconnez cherie
36. kurtis blow - christmas rapping
37. the waitresses - christmas wrapping
38. le tigre - my my metrocard
39. pulp - misshapes
40. low - just like christmas
41. david bowie - modern love
42. the pretenders - kid
43. julian casablancas - i wish it was christmas today
44. echo and the bunnymen - lips like sugar
45. associates - party fears two
46. ladytron - playgirl
47. sparks - something for the girl with everything
48. the beatles - paperback writer
49. the go-betweens - bye bye pride
50. the wedding present - step into christmas
51. franz ferdinand - ulysses
52. frank alamo - je ma bats ganier
53. jose feliciano - feliz navidad
54. the flamin groovies - paint it black
55. twisted sister - i saw mommy kissing santa claus
56. the national - bloodbuzz ohio
57. elvis presley - teddy bear
58. fucked up - do they know it's christmas?
59. the pogues and kirsty maccoll - fairytale of new york

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