12 Christmas Songs You Probably Havent

12 Christmas Songs You Probably Havent

12 Christmas Songs You Probably Haven’t Heard (And Should)

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Last Christmas, we talked about what a tragedy it is that poppy Christmas music has become the most obnoxious part of the most wonderful time of the year. In that same spirit of avoiding the Christmas tunes that drive us mad, here’s a list of 12 different kinds of Christmas tracks – from the bizarre to the baroque – that you probably haven’t heard, and should.

Pearl Jam – Let Me Sleep

John Tavener – The Lamb (Words by William Blake)
Elias – Maria (free download here)
Ella Fitzgerald – The Secret of Christmas
Friar Alessandro – Sancta Maria

Miles Davis & Gil Evans – Blue Xmas

Mogwai – Christmas Song
The Chieftans – A Breton Carol (Lyrics)

Sufjan Stevens – The Child with the Star on His Head

The Soul Stirrers – Christmas Means Love
Chris Cornell – Ave Maria
(Okay, so you’ve heard this one before. But not like this.)

The Dale Warland Singers – O Magnum Mysterium

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