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New Monkees video: Unwrap You At Christmas

Video: The Monkees – “Unwrap You At Christmas” Directed by John Hughes. [Oh really? -ed.] From Christmas Party, out now on Rhino. Ho ho ho, everybody! “Unwrap You At Christmas” was written by Andy Partridge and it’s weird that Micky sounds like he’s trying to sound like XTC. Probably imitating the demo a little too … Continue reading New Monkees video: Unwrap You At Christmas

New William Shatner video: Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer

Video: William Shatner – “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer” (ft. Billy Gibbons) From Shatner Claus – The Christmas Album, out now on Cleopatra. Yep. You’re welcome. It’s hard enough to fall asleep the night before Christmas without Captain Kirk plaguing your nightmares. Sweet dreams! William Shatner: web, twitter, amazon, apple, spotify, wiki.

New Beths video: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Video: The Beths – “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” Single out now on Carpark Records. “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” is, of course, the saddest Christmas song ever. Which is why it’s one of the best. The lyrics promise that our troubles will be out of sight, but the melody tells the truth: … Continue reading New Beths video: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

New Gerard Way video: Dasher

Video: Gerard Way – “Dasher” (ft. Lydia Night) Directed by Aaron Hymes. Single out now on Reprise. ‘Tis the season. Last time we checked in on Gerard Way he was getting spooky for Halloween. Now he’s got a Christmas song. Did we miss his Thanksgiving single? Can we expect a New Years song next? Turns … Continue reading New Gerard Way video: Dasher

New Regrettes video: All I Want for Christmas

Video: The Regrettes – “All I Want For Christmas is You” The absolute best part of this godawful year of 2017 for me was discovering the Regrettes. I’ve tried not to gush too much about them on here because I don’t want to come across as a weird old man losing his shit over a … Continue reading New Regrettes video: All I Want for Christmas

New Hanson video: Finally It’s Christmas

Video: HANSON – “Finally It’s Christmas” From Finally It’s Christmas, out now on S-Curve Records. The good old Hanson brothers. Twenty years after the irresistible “MMMBop” broke through and made the Oklahoma teens superstars, they’ve still managed to stick around. Remember the concept of one-hit wonders? Does that even exist today? What about “15 minutes … Continue reading New Hanson video: Finally It’s Christmas

New Devil in a Woodpile video: The Pagans Had It Right

Video: Devil in a Woodpile – “The Pagans Had It Right” From Bloodshot Records’ 13 Days of Xmas, out now on Bloodshot. If you’ve spent any time at the Hideout in Chicago over the past twenty years, you’re familiar with Devil in a Woodpile. They epitomize what’s great (and sometimes sad) about the Bloodshot Records … Continue reading New Devil in a Woodpile video: The Pagans Had It Right

New Sia video: Santa’s Coming For Us

Video: Sia – “Santa’s Coming For Us” From Everyday Is Christmas, out now on Atlantic. Who doesn’t love the Fonz? Seriously, every time I see Henry Winkler in anything, my heart is filled with joy. He has such a jolly aura that he exudes happiness. And what more could you ask for in a video … Continue reading New Sia video: Santa’s Coming For Us

John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John – This Christmas

John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John – This Christmas (Universal) The pairing is complete nostalgia. There is no other reason that John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John are together for a Christmas album aside from the fact that they were both cast together in a small little movie musical called Grease over thirty years ago. Grease has … Continue reading John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John – This Christmas

Scott Weiland – The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

Scott Weiland – The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (Atlantic) The very idea of a Scott Weiland Christmas album is a strange concept for some, and while I’m not a fan of Mr. Weiland’s work, at least I can grasp the notion that he recently released a collection of holiday songs after hinting at … Continue reading Scott Weiland – The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year