Christmas Songs

The Noisey Advent Calendar

"Please, Daddy (Don't Get Drunk This Christmas)" Is All Kinds of Upsetting

In the middle of a career full of bright, wistful country-pop songs, John Denver recorded a plea from a seven-year-old child to an alcoholic father. It's brutal. Let's listen to it!
Alex Robert Ross
New music

Get All Wintry With This Delicate, Very Rare Sufjan Stevens Single

"Lonely Man of Winter" was finally released today, 11 years after Stevens first recorded it.
Alex Robert Ross
New music

The Best (Worst?!) Christmas Song of the Year Has Arrived

"Blue Christmas" can do one. Here's a jingle bell-encrusted version of Major Lazer's "Know No Better", featuring Travis Scott, Camila Cabelo and Quavo.
Noisey UK Staff
'Tis the Season

Dolly Parton's "Hard Candy Christmas" Is the Real-as-Hell Christmas Song We All Need Sometimes

We delude ourselves when we begin to think that a holiday might have all the answers, but "Hard Candy Christmas" is ideal beause it celebrates the hope that comes with merely asking the questions.
Kyle Kramer
Holy Shit

LCD Soundsystem Share (Depressing) New Song "Christmas Will Break Your Heart"

It's a song James Murphy has been singing to himself every Christmas for the last eight years.
Noisey Staff
Holy Shit

Merry Christmas, Here's Detail's Remix of Beyoncé's "7/11," Featuring French Montana

When you said you wanted a white Christmas, you meant one soundtracked by Coke Boy French Montana, right?
Kyle Kramer
Remembering Things

How Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” Changed the Festive Music Game

This song is 20 years old. Bow down bitches.
Anne T. Donahue
Objectively Correct Lists

Jingle Bell Rock, Trap, and Adult Contemporary: 2013's Christmas Albums Are Actually Awesome

Everything from Kelly Clarkson to SpinKing and even that Owl City/Veggie Tales collab.
VICE Staff